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Revised and Updated: August 11, 2006

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Recipient Name and Award Details
Acheson, William Chalmers (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Adamski, Jiozef - DSC (WWI)
Andrea, Frank E. (AKA: Frank E. Anderson) (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Atwood, John Baird (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Bann, Edward - DSC (WWI)
Beck, Joseph Albert, II - DSC (WWII)
Benz, Cedric Charles - DSC (WWI)
Bishop, Charles Francis - MOH (Mexican Campaign)
Botsford, Norman L. - DSC (WWI)
Brannigan, Felix - MOH (Civil War)
Brennan, Hugh F. - DSC (WWI)
Brest, Lewis Francis - MOH (Civil War)
Buzzard, Ulysses G. - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Cain, Robert S. - DSC (WWI)
Carlisle, Casper R. - MOH (Civil War)
Carter, Franklin W. - DSC (WWI)
Cavanaugh, Thomas J. - DSC (WWI)
Cestoni, Angelo, Jr. - DSC (WWII)
Cohen, Frank J. - DSC (WWI)
Cronin, Raymond P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Dayton, Allan S. - DSC (WWI)
Dias, Ralph Ellis (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Dixon, John R. - DSC (WWI)
Douglas, Reed S. - DSC (WWI)
Dravo, Charles A. - DSC (WWI)
Egler, Frederick A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Farmer, William R. - DSC (WWI)
Fedorak, Michael P. - NC (WWII)
Ferrall, William E. - NC (WWII)
Finnegan, Robert (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Flannery, Walter R. - DSC (WWI)
Frazier, Walter D. (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Free, George M. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Gaul, James (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Gedeon, Louis - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Glavinski, Albert - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Guenther, Alois J. - DSC (WWI)
Harris, Job R. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Herron, Francis Jay - MOH (Civil War)
Herron, Leander - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Huth, Albert A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Inks, Charles L. - DSC (WWI)
Johnston, Clement B., Jr. (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Jones, Louis R. - NC (WWII)
Kahle, Clarence C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Kaperzynski, Joe - DSC (WWI)
Kelly, Charles E. - MOH (WWII)
Kerr, Thomas R. - MOH (Civil War)
Klier, George J. - DSC (WWI)
Koval, John (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Layer, John L. - DSC (WWI)
Levenson, Abe - DSC (WWI)
Logan, John R., Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Logan, Patton L. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
MacBeth, Edwin - DSC (WWI)
Marm, Walter Joseph - MOH (Vietnam War)
Mates, Harry - DSC (WWI)
Mathies, Archibald (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Matthews, Milton - MOH (Civil War)
McInerney, James L. - DSC (WWI)
McKeever, Charles W. - DSC (WWII)
McSweeney, Daniel S. - DSC (WWI)
Mechlin, Henry W. B. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Mestrovitch, James I. (KIA) - MOH (WWI)
Mitchell, Theodore - MOH (Civil War)
Molter, Henry C. - DSC (WWI)
Monula, Nick - DSC (WWI)
Morgan, William David (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Morrison, Anthony George (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Murphy, Daniel M. - NC (Korea)
Newcomer, Francis K. - DSC (WWI)
Norris, Elmer C. - DSC (WWI)
Pamaranski, John - DSC (WWI)
Parkin, Harry D. - DSC (WWI)
Patterson, Frederick Walter McL. - DSC (WWI)
Pearson, Alfred L. - MOH (Civil War)
Pedersen, Ingvald O. - DSC (WWI)
Polusney, James Francis (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Potter, Ernest R. - DSC (WWI)
Prager, Benjamin - DSC (WWI)
Prom, William Raymond (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Pullono, Clemente R. - DSC (WWI)
Rairigh, John E. - DSC (WWII)
Reiter, Charles - DSC (WWI)
Ridgway, Matthew Bunker - 2 DSCs (WWII)
Rodgers, Bertram Joseph - NC (WWII)
Rowand, Archibald Hamilton - MOH (Civil War)
Rowbottom, Raymond G. - DSC (WWI)
Schoonmaker, James Martinus - MOH (Civil War)
Semple, Robert - MOH (Mexican Campaign)
Shane, William M. - DSC (WWI)
Shenkel, John H. - DSC (WWI)
Sowers, Michael - MOH (Civil War)
Stevenson, Jens L. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Thaw, William - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Thomas, Charles I. - DSC (WWI)
Thompson, John W. - DSC (WWI)
Thompson, Peter - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Trautman, Jacob - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Vogel, Andrew F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
West, Thomas S. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Wilkens, Henry - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Williams, Charles F. - DSC (WWI)
Wood, Edward Eugene - NC (WWII)
Woodside, Robert G. - DSC (WWI)
Wright, Fabian W. - DSC (WWI)
Wright, Frank J. - NC (WWII)
Young, Robert B. - DSC (WWI)

The Following Recipients were Born in Pittsburgh
But their Awards are Credited to Other Cities.

Bauernfeind, John R. - DSC (WWI)
Beatty, George W. - DSC (WWI)
Bell, William B. - DSC (WWI)
Blume, Robert - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Boyd, David H. - NC (WWII)
Clementson, Merrill K. - NC (WWII)
Duly, John - DSC (WWI)
Dunlap, Jay - DSC (WWI)
Ely, Arthur Vincent (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Fraser, Duncan - DSC (WWI)
Fries, George J., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Goldman, James F. - NC (WWII)
Greer, Harry Holt, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Henderson, George H. - DSC (WWI)
Higby, Charles - MOH (Civil War)
Jamison, Robert J. - NC (WWII)
Lepley, James B. - DSC (WWI)
McClemens, Frederick W. - DSC (WWI)
McMurtry, George G. - MOH (WWI)
Meyer, Albert C. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
O'Keefe, Thomas J. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Orme, George E. - NC (WWII)
Page, John Edward - NC (WWII)
Patterson, Alfred B., Jr. (KIA)  - 2 DSCs (WWII)
Plassmeyer, Albert J., Jr. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Porter, George E., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Pulker, Howard C. - DSC (WWI)
Rock, William C. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Sauer, Joseph (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Shubin, Murray J. - DSC (WWII)
Speer, Charles Edward - DSC (WWI)
Stewart, James Seth - NC (WWII)
Updegraff, William N. - NC (WWII)
Webber, George B. - DSC (WWI)
Welsch, Theodore P. - DSC (WWI)
Will, Walter J. (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Wilson, Benjamin - MOH (Indian Campaigns)

 

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