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First Name: Berger

Last Name: Loman

Birthplace: NOR

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Chicago, IL
Middle Name: Holton

Date of Birth: 24 August 1886

Date of Death: 09 May 1968

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
Berger Holton Loman

•  World War I (1914 - 1918)


Berger Holton Loman

Corporal, U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient

World War I

Corporal Berger Holton Loman (24 August 1886 - 9 May 1968) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during World War I.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Army, Company H, 132d Infantry, 33rd Division.

Place and date: Near Consenvoye, France, 9 October 1918.

Citation: When his company had reached a point within 100 yards of its objective, to which it was advancing under terrific machinegun fire, Pvt. Loman voluntarily and unaided made his way forward after all others had taken shelter from the direct fire of an enemy machinegun. He crawled to a flank position of the gun and, after killing or capturing the entire crew, turned the machinegun on the retreating enemy.

Death and Burial

Corporal Berger Holton Loman died on 9 May 1968. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA, in Section 37, Lot 4909.

Honoree ID: 1787   Created by: MHOH




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