US Navy. Born 7 Aug 1867 in Stockholm, Sweden. No War: Boatswain’s Mate First Class. Enlisted from New York. Awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism on 15 Sep 1904 on board the U.S.S. Missouri in attempting to rescue from drowning Cecil C. Young, an ordinary seaman. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 400, 1014)