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b. 1877 Denmark.  d. 1949 Toms River, New Jersey.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13 and 20-22/06/1900 China.

 

Hansen was born April 16, 1872, in Germany. After immigrating to the United States in 1898 he entered the navy and was sent as a seaman to China to fight in the Boxer Rebellion.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Served with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China on 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900. In the presence of the enemy during this period, Hansen distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: RIVERSIDE CEMETERY, TOMS RIVER, NEW JERSEY.

Lot 163C

Hans Anton Hansen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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