William G. Thordsen, USN, Medal of Honor

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William George Thordsen

Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: Fredericstadt, Germany
Death: May 8, 1932 (53)
Place of Burial: Arlington, Arlington, VA, USA
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Husband of Francoise Thordsen

Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About William G. Thordsen, USN, Medal of Honor

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Coxswain William George Thordsen, United States Navy, for heroism and gallantry under fire of the enemy at Hilongas, Philippine Islands, 6 May 1900.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 6, August 15, 1900

Action Date: 6-May-00

Service: Navy

Rank: Coxswain

Division: U.S.S. Pampanga




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William G. Thordsen, USN, Medal of Honor's Timeline

April 2, 1879
Fredericstadt, Germany
May 8, 1932
Age 53
Arlington, Arlington, VA, USA