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Berger Holton Loman
Medal of Honor recipient
Born (1886-08-24)August 24, 1886
Died May 9, 1968(1968-05-09) (aged 81)
Place of birth Norway
Place of burial Arlington National Cemetery
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Corporal
Unit Company H, 132d Infantry, 33d Division
Awards Medal of Honor

Berger Holton Loman (24 August 1886 - 9 May 1968) was a U.S. Army soldier, assigned to Company H, 132d Infantry, 33d Division. Born in Norway, he received the Medal of Honor for his actions near Consenvoye, France, on October 9, 1918 during World War I.

Medal of Honor citation

  • Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Army, Company H, 132d Infantry, 33d Division.
  • Place and date: Near Consenvoye, France, 9 October 1918.
  • Entered service at: Chicago, Illinois.
  • Born. 24 August 1886, Bergen, Norway.
  • General Order No. 16. Department of War 1919.


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

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