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NELSON, OSCAR

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Serving on board the U.S.S. Bennington, for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Cal., 21 July 1905.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Machinist's Mate First Class U.S.S. Bennington

Conflict

Year of honor

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Interim 1905 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Bennington, for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Cal., 21 July 1905.