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Recipients of the Medal of Honor, Marine Corps Brevet Medal, 
Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, and Air Force Cross

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Recipient and Award Details

Adams, Thomas Brooks - NC (WWII)
Andre, Charles H. - DSC (WWI)
Appold, Norman C. - DSC (WWII)
Arundell, Daniel - DSC (Spanish-American)
Balduck, Remi A. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Bale, Joseph L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Baxter, Stuart A. - DSC (WWI)
Blackinton, George W. - DSC (WWI)
Bondsteel, James Leroy - MOH (Vietnam War)
Bouchard, Joseph A. - DSC (WWI)
Bowman, William H. (KIA) - DSC (North Russia)
Brennan, Elmer W. - DSC (WWI)
Brewer, Louis M. - DSC (WWI)
Bryant, William Maud (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Buck, Oscar L. - DSC (WWI)
Burdo, Ronald A. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Bush, Alden (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Cathcart, James O. - DSC (WWI)
Clark, Chalmers - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Comstock, George E. - DSC (North Russia)
Cone, Ben (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Connette, Fred - DSC (WWI)
Curnow, Earl M. - DSC (WWI)
Currie, Walter - DSC (WWI)
Dodd, Robert Fulton - MOH (Civil War)
Drew, Urban L. - AFC (WWII)
Eldridge, George H. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Everhart, Chester H. - DSC (North Russia)
Ewing, Jerry Lee (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Formica, Pietro - DSC (WWI)
Furlong, Harold Arthur - MOH (WWI)
Gariepy, Theodore T. - DSC (WWI)
Genicke, Raymond - DSC (WWI)
Ghesquire, George David - NC (WWII)
Glowin, Joseph Anthony - MOH (Dominican Campaign)
Gombasy, Louis G. - NC (WWII)
Goodman, Lionel - DSC (WWI)
Grahek, Matthew George - DSC (North Russia)
Greene, Edgar C. - NC (WWII)
Hahn, Henry W. - NC (WWII)
Hakala, Edwin U. - NC (Nicaragua)
Hartzog, Joshua B. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Hill, Edward - MOH (Civil War)
Hillock, Marvin C. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Holt, William P. - NC (Korea)
Hurst, William E. - DSC (WWI)
Inman, Leon W. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Jennart, Leon (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Johnson, Dwight Hal - MOH (Vietnam War)
Johnson, Henry - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Jones, Horatio Lee (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Kacprzyzki, Bronislaw - DSC (WWI)
Kaminski, Mike - DSC (WWI)
Keachie, Edwin S. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Keen, Joseph S. - MOH (Civil War)
Kensick, Casmer M. - NC (Lake Denmark Fire, 1926)
Kerr, Alwyn A. - DSC (WWI)
Kilroy, Lawrence B. - DSC (North Russia)
La Buhn, Edmund C. - DSC (WWI)
Leonard, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Logue, Thomas (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Luzenski, William - DSC (WWI)
MacDougall, Allan J. - 2 DSCs (WWI)
MacLean, Allan Duard (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Maddox, Julius (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Mahoney, Cornelius J. - DSC (North Russia)
Mallette, Perry A. - NC (Korea)
Manton, Walter W. - DSC (WWI)
Manz, Raymond (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Markley, George (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Mason, Edward G. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Matheney, Richard - NC (Korea)
McConnell, James B. (KIA) - MOH (Philippines), DSC (WWI)
Menter, John William - MOH (Civil War)
Messmer, William Leroy - NC (WWII)
Miller, Bryan (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Mitman, Erwin F. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Morehead, Herbert - DSC (WWI)
Munroe, William A. - DSC (WWI)
Murphy, John H. - DSC (WWI)
Niemiec, Walter J. - NC (WWII)
Ohmer, Charles - DSC (1899)
Owens, Alfred W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Pagel, Joseph Lloyd - NC (WWII)
Parker, Donald M. (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Paul, Hubert C. - DSC (North Russia)
Piaseczny, William L. - NC (WWII)
Plauman, Herman - DSC (WWI)
Porter, James E. (AKA: James P. Meyers) - DSC (WWI)
Postmoy, Alexander - DSC (WWI)
Potter, Stephen (KIA) - NC (WWI)
Powers, Thomas - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Poxon, Robert Leslie (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Pratt, Robert M. - DSC (North Russia)
Revels, James F. - DSC (North Russia)
Rowser, Preston - DSC (Vietnam)
Russell, William H. (KIA) - DSC (North Russia)
Schultz, Arthur Joseph, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Seeler, Wilfred - DSC (WWI)
Sieloff, Theodore H. - DSC (North Russia)
Simanek, Robert Ernest - MOH (Korean War)
Skrypeck, Andy - DSC (WWI)
Socha, Rudolph (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Steffen, Harlan S. - NC (WWII)
Stier, Victor (KIA) - DSC (North Russia)
Stoddard, James - MOH (Civil War)
Stuart, Arthur J. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Swift, Frederic William - MOH (Civil War)
Swift, Harry - DSC (WWI)
Swoveland, William Alan (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Teevens, Richard Paul (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Thomas, Charles L. - MOH (WWII)
Thompson, Orlen Nelson - DSC (WWI)
Todd, Harold (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Townsend, Samuel W. - DSC (Vietnam)
Tuley, Homer A. - DSC (North Russia)
Vedral, Anthony - DSC (WWI)
Walker, John - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Walsh, Patrick - DSC (WWI)
Weiss, Carl Walter (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Werner, Bernard (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Wherry, John H. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
White, David Charles - 2 NCs (WWII)
Wiechmann, Walter H. - DSC (WWI)
Wigle, Thomas W. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Wilcox, Glenn E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Wilder, Wilber Elliiott - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Willcox, Orlando Bolivar - MOH (Civil War)
Wilson, Guy M. - DSC (WWI)
Wilson, Hazen - DSC (WWI)
Yaksich, John T. - NC (WWII)
Yntema, Gordon Douglas (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Young, Benjamin F. - MOH (Civil War)
Young, John C. - DSC (1896), DSC (Spanish-American)
Zech, Clarence H. - DSC (North Russia)
Zussman, Raymond (KIA) - MOH (WWII)

The Following Recipients were Born in Detroit
But their Awards were Credited to Other Cities

Armstrong, Philip McCutcheon, Jr. (KIA)  - NC (U.S.S. Liberty)
Braden, Charles (KIA)  - DSC (Indian Campaigns)
Browne, Robert T. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Cawetzka, Charles - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Champlin, Norman David - NC (WWII)
Crepeau, Louis J. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Donaldson, Stuart S. - DSC (WWI)
Dougherty, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Dunne, James - MOH (Civil War)
Foley, Harry J. - DSC (WWI)
Gerycz, Steve - NC (WWII)
Gingras, Jules, Jr - DSC (WWI)
Givot, Martin Lionel (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Harrington, John - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Hartwig, Glenn Roy - NC (WWII)
Johnsmiller, Robert W. - NC (WWII)
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Murphy, James A. - DSC (WWI)
Ollrich, Harry J. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Parke, Ira S. - DSC (WWI)
Rile, Frank H., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Roberts, Wilbur E. - NC (WWII)
Rose, Harold W. - DSC (WWI)
Rowe, John Bennett - NC (WWII)
Sprague, James Reneau - NC (WWII)
Stephen, James William (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Stockham, Fred William (KIA)  - MOH (WWI)
Stout, Charles B. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Whitney, Ralph L. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)

 

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