b. 12/05/1870 Sweden. d. 04/12/1948 ?
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 11/05/1898 Cienfuegos, Cuba.
Johansson was born May 12, 1870, in Sweden and after entering the United States Navy was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War aboard the gunboat U.S.S. Nashville as an ordinary seaman.
On May 11, 1898, the Nashville was given the task of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba. During the operation and facing heavy enemy fire, he continued to perform his duties throughout this action.
He died December 4, 1948, and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
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, Johansson set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
SECTION 13, GRAVE 720.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.