John Olof Dahlgren
|John Olof Dahlgren|
Dahlgren's headstone at Golden Gate National Cemetery
September 14, 1872|
|Died||February 11, 1963 90)(aged|
|Place of burial||Golden Gate National Cemetery San Bruno, California, United States|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1896–1901|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
He received the Medal for his actions in Peking, China from June 20 – July 16, 1900 and it was presented to him July 19, 1901.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: September 14, 1872, Kahliwar, Sweden. Accredited to: California. G.O. No.: 55, July 19, 1901.
In the presence of the enemy during the battle of Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900, Dahlgren distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
- Karl Schuon (June 1963). U. S. Marine Corps biographical dictionary: the corps' fighting men, what they did, where they served. Dahlgren, John Olof. Franklin Watts, Inc. p. 51. Retrieved February 6, 2010.
- "John Olof Dahlgren". Hall of Valor. Military Times. Retrieved February 6, 2010.