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Kansas City

Recipient and Award Details
Adams, Frederick W. - DSC (WWI)
Adams, William Edward (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Balch, John Henry - MOH (WWI), DSC (WWI)
Ballard, Donald Everett - MOH (Vietnam War)
Bash, Tom Bruce - NC (WWII)
Basore, Harry Harrison - NC (WWII)
Behrendt, August F. - DSC (WWI)
Boone, William Ewing (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Bordkas, Gus - DSC (WWI)
Burr, Herbert Hoover - MOH WWII), DSC :(WWII)
Campbell, Robert Keith - NC (WWII)
Carbary, James - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Carkener, Stuart (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Dadson, Pat J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Davis, Murray (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Dragastin, Marion Thomas (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Dry, Clarence C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Faulkner, Clark Woods - NC (WWII)
Forster, George J. - DSC (WWI)
Gebaur, Arthur William, Jr. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Griffith, John Gary (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Grigsby, Joe Walter (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Hanna, Mark - DSC (WWI)
Hansen, Herman, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Hedrick, Arly L. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Heitz, Harry D. - DSC (WWI)
Hilger, John (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Hudson, Donald - DSC (WWI)
Humberd, William - NC (WWII)
Hunt, Richard L., Jr. - NC (WWII)
James, Willy F. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Jardine, David F. - DSC (WWI)
Jones, William Kenefick - NC (WWII)
Keith, LeRoy William James - NC (WWII)
King, Joe W. - NC (WWII)
Long, Charles Richard (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
Martin, Kenneth R. - DSC (WWII)
Mathews, Howard A. - DSC (WWI)
McCarty, Joseph A. (KIA) - NC (Nicaragua)
McVey, Joseph E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Morse, Guy E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Nay, Orin E. - DSC (WWI)
Niemeyer, Robert Dean - NC (WWII)
Olson, Roy C. - DSC (Philippines)
Paustian, Herman G. - DSC (WWI)
Petersen, Danny John (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Peterson, Dale W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Ray, Billy Dean - NC (WWII)
Richmond, Lloyd - DSC (WWI)
Riordan, Paul F. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Slusher, Ernest W. - DSC (WWI)
Smith, Richard Thompson - DSC (WWI)
Stevenson, Maurice S. - DSC (WWI)
Stout, Louis A. - DSC (WWI)
Throckmorton, John Lathrop - DSC (Korea)
Ward, Maurice Andrew (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Ware, Arthur F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
White, Edward - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Wood, Patrick Hardy (KIA) - AFC (Vietnam)
The following Recipients were Born in Kansas City
But their Awards were credited to Other Cities
Austin, James B. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Cary, Robert Webster - MOH (Interim 1915-1916), NC (WWI)
Davenport, Jack Arden (KIA)  - MOH (Korean War)
Davis, Leroy - DSC (WWI)
Duncan, Donald F. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Evans, Winfred Lorin (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Griffin, Robert A. - DSC (WWI)
Jones, Ecman T. - DSC (WWI)
Laning, Caleb B. - NC (WWII)
Lee, Benjamin G. (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Oleson, Harold R.  A. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)

 

 

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