Karl Westa (1875 - 1949)

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Nicknames: "Carl M Westa"
Birthplace: Norway
Death: Died
Managed by: Harald Alvestrand
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About Karl Westa

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Machinist Karl Westa, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession while serving on board the U.S.S. NORTH DAKOTA, during the fire on board that vessel, 8 September 1910.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 83, October 4, 1910

Action Date: 8-Sep-10

Service: Navy

Rank: Chief Machinist

Division: U.S.S. North Dakota

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April 8, 1875
Age 34
March 3, 1949
Age 73
Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA