Gustaf Adolf Sundquist
Ordinary Seaman, United States Navy
SUNDQUIST, GUSTAV (GUSTAF) A.
Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S.
On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation
of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898.
His Medal was awarded to him on November 1, 1899. He was discharged from the Navy in 1900, but reenlisted in the United States Naval Reserves in 1918 to serve in World War I. He was assigned to the Lafayette Radio Air Station in France and accidentally drowned while swimming off shore. His name is listed on the Tablets of the Missing at Brookwood American Cemetery in Brookwood, England.
Gustaf A. Sundquist
Chief Special Mechanic, U.S. Army
Lafayette Radio Station
Entered the Service from: Ohio
Died: August 25, 1918
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Brookwood American Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Stone:
10 February 2010
SUNDQUIST, GUSTAF ADOLF
Posted: 10 February 2010 Updated: 19 April 2010
Photo By Don Morfe, April 2010