Albert Schoregge was born on November 8, 1884 in Brown County, Minnesota. Albert’s father was Charles Schoregge (b. 7/21/1859 in Massachusetts) who married Ida Behnke on June 12. 1883. Charles & Ida had 2 sons…Albert (1884) & Charles (1889).
Seaman Albert Schoregge was one of 66 crew members killed in one of the Navy’s worst peacetime disasters, when the U.S.S. Bennington boiler exploded on July 21, 1905. He was 20 years old when he died.
Albert Schoregge’s remains were temporarily interred at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in Point Loma, California, Section BM, Site 3. Subsequently his remains were moved to New Ulm City Cemetery in Brown County, Minnesota.
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