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CMOHS.org - Chief Gunner's Mate MONSSEN, MONS, U.S. Navy

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MONSSEN, MONS

Rank: Chief Gunner's Mate
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 20 January 1867, Norway
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 160
Date of Issue: 05/26/1904
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Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Missouri, for extraordinary heroism in entering a burning magazine through the scuttle and endeavoring to extinguish the fire by throwing water with his hands until a hose was passed to him, 13 April 1904.