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SUNDQUIST, GUSTAV

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On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Sundquist displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Ordinary Seaman (highest rank: Chief Special Mechanic) U.S.S. Nashville

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Spanish American 1898 Irsta, Sweden

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Sundquist displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.