Anton Olsen's gravestone in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Section 2, Grave 9158.
|Born||April 26, 1867|
|Died||June 23, 1924(aged 50)|
|Place of birth||Norway|
|Place of burial||Cypress Hills National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor recipientsEdit
Olsen died on June 23, 1924. He is buried in New York City in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Section 2, Grave No. 9158.
- Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy.
*Born: 26 April 1867, in Norway.
*Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 529, 2 November 1899.
On board the USS Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Olsen displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- ↑ "Spanish American War Medal of Honor recipients". Archived from the original on 25 December 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20071225155108/http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved December 24, 2007.
- "Anton Olsen (Medal of Honor)". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7026438. Retrieved 2008-08-22.
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