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Gotfred Jensen
Birth: Nov. 20, 1872, Denmark
Death: Dec. 26, 1945
Retsil
Kitsap County
Washington, USA

Philippine Insurrection Medal of Honor recipient. Served as a Private in Company D, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry at San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippine Islands on May 13, 1899. Citation: With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy, who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack. He was issued his award on June 6, 1906.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Washington Veterans Home Cemetery
Retsil
Kitsap County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section 60, Lot 5
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Nov 09, 2003
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