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

Revised and Updated: August 07, 2007

Fulmer, Tally D. - DSC (WWII)
Martin, Clarence A. - DSC (WWII)
McAllister, Homer W. - DSC (WWII)

City/County

Name and Award Details
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Abbeville Jones, Willie F. - DSC (WWI)
Aiken Holley, Edward Brainard - NC (WWII)
  Moseley, Gaines - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Allendale (B) Stoney, Bruce - DSC (WWI)
Anderson Bailey, Robert M. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Gilmer, Robert A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Ligon, Louis Lucius - DSC (WWI)
  Smith, Bobby J. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Vaughn, Wilbert F. - DSC (Korea)
  (B) Dickerson, William L. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) English, Oscar Lee - NC (WWII)
  (B) Ruddock, Theodore Davis, Jr. - 2 NCs (WWII)
  (B) West, Charles A. - NC (WWII)
Anderson County Sherard, Alexander B. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Stowers, Freddie (KIA) - MOH (WWI)
  (B) Kay, Willis L. - NC (WWII)
Bamberg County Dannelly, Sheldon M. (KIA) - 2 DSCs (WWII)
Beauford (B) Elliott, Middleton Stuart - MOH (Mexican Campaign)
Beaufort Elliott, Middleton Stuart - MOH (Mexican Campaign)
  Pinckney, William - NC (WWII)
Bennettsville Faison, James K. - DSC (WWI)
  Palmer, William W. - DSC (WWI)
Bishopville (B) Dusenbury, Julian D. - NC (WWII)
Bowdle (B) Rieck, James G. - DSC (WWI)
Cades Smith, Leroy W. - DSC (WWI)
Camden Sinclair, Paul K. - DSC (WWI)
  Trotter, Augustus M. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Villepigue, John Cantey - MOH (WWI)
Campobello Atkins, Thomas E. - MOH (WWII)
Canton (B) Bailey, Ivan Y. - DSC (WWI)
Carlisle Hamilton, Reuben G. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Davidson, William Lee - DSC (WWI)
Cartersville (B) Palmer, George G. - NC (WWII)
Central Smith, Furman L. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Chappell Coleman, William O. - DSC (WWI)

Charleston

Arrington, George - DSC (Indian Campaigns)
Atkinson, Benjamin W. - NC (Nicaragua)
Blitch, John Devereux - NC (WWII)
Brantley, Leroy (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Bremer, Herman F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Cecil, Charles Purcell (KIA) - 2 NCs (WWII)
Cogswell, Julius C. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Floyd, Edward - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Harrington, Myron C. - NC (Vietnam)
Holmes, James H., Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Jervey, Frank Johnstone - DSC (WWI)
Jervey, Thomas M. - DSC (WWI)
Kerr, Robert Charles (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Legge, Barnwell R. - DSC (WWI)
Lesesne, Francis K. - DSC (WWI)
Moffett, William Adger - MOH (Mexican Campaign)
Muncaster, John H. - DSC (WWI)
Palmer, George G. - NC (WWII)
Prause, Carl W. T. - DSC (WWI)
Rivers, George L. B. - DSC (WWI)
Smith, Ashton Bernard - NC (U.S.S. Salinas Incident, 1941)
Sullivan, Daniel Augustus Joseph - MOH (WWI)
Wells, Edward L. (KIA) - 2 DSCs (WWI)
White, Henry V. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
White, Richard G. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Bristol, Arthur LeRoy - NC (WWI)
(B) Clement, Joseph T. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Johnson, Ralph Henry (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
(B) Lemmon, Charlie E. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Wheeler, George Huber - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
(B) Williams, Charles Quincy - MOH (Vietnam War)

City/County

Name and Award Details
Cheraw Bellinger, Patrick Nieson Lynch - NC (NC Flights-1919)
  McDonald, Robert M. - DSC (WWI)
  Terrell, Hubert P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Caulder, Lawrence E. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Dillingham, Charles K. - DSC (WWI)
Cherokee (B) Arnold, Dewey G. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Turner, Eward Bennett - NC (WWII)
Cherokee County (B) Mathis, Lloyd Thomas - NC (WWII)
  (B) Phillips, Rufus R. - DSC (WWI)
Chester Davidson, William Lee - DSC (WWI)
Chesterfield Caulder, Lawrence E. - DSC (WWI)
  Diggs, Junius - DSC (WWI)
  Gaskins, Frederick O. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Hunt, Henry Boice - DSC (WWI)
  Sellers, William Edmond - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Knight, Noah Odell (KIA)  - MOH (Korean War)
Chesterfield County McLaurin, Daniel P. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Terrell, Hubert P. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Claremont (B) Saunders, William H. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Clarendon County (B) Turbeville, William James - DSC (WWI)
Clarks Hill (B) Bunch, Henry E. - DSC (WWI)
Claussen Dusenbury, Julian D. - NC (WWII)
Clemson (B) Jensen, Alvin J. - NC (WWII)
Clemson College Gordon, Milledge A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Clifton Mathis, Lloyd Thomas - NC (WWII)
Colleton Strickland, Curtis Mims - DSC (WWI)
  Weeks, Yauman Z. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Columbia Carter, John C. - DSC (WWI)
  Harrelson, Stewart E. - NC (WWII)
  Huggins, Jesse Caper - NC (WWII)
  McCarthy, Thomas V. - DSC (Vietnam)
  McLeod, Marion F. - DSC (WWI)
  McMaster, George H. - DSC (Philippines)
  Murray, Cromwell E. - DSC (WWI)
  Shaw, William Frederick, Jr. (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Stewart, Malley - DSC (WWI)
  Strasburger, Alvin - DSC (WWII)
  Williams, James Elliott - MOH (Vietnam), NC (Vietnam)
  (B) Bass, Robert Willis - NC (WWII)
  (B) Cooner, Bunyan Randolph (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Davis, Arthur Cayley - NC (WWII)
  (B) Koon, Ethen S. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Seay, Milo B. - DSC (WWI)
Columbus Grimball, John - DSC (WWII)
  Thompson, Henry L. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Cowpens Horton, Henry M. - DSC (WWII)
Dalzell Saunders, William H. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Darlington (B) Cooper, Thomas - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Hamilton, Weldon Lee - 2 NCs (WWII)
  (B) Harrelson, Stewart E. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Wallace, Herbert E. - DSC (WWI)
Denmark Stoney, Bruce - DSC (WWI)
Dorchester County Mellichamp, Paul K. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Due West (B) Cochrane, Robert S. - DSC (WWI)
Easley King, Arvel Kendall - DSC (WWII)
  Ward, George Blain - DSC (WWI)
Edgefield (B) Gresham, Frank B. - DSC (WWI)
Edgefield County Anderson, Benjamin W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Enoree Turner, Joseph W. - DSC (WWI)
Fairfield Watts, Cleveland E. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Fairfield County (B) Wilson, Robert M. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Florence Cooper, Thomas - DSC (WWI)
  Moore, Joseph H. - DSC (WWII)
  Sallenger, Asbury Hilliard - NC (WWII)
  White, Harold (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Wilkes, Herbert - DSC (Korea)
Folly Island Walling, William Henry - MOH (Civil War)
Fort Jackson Howe, James Donnie (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Williams, Charles Quincy - MOH (Vietnam War)
Fort Mill Hall, Thomas Lee (KIA) - MOH (WWI)
  Lytle, Cleveland A. - DSC (WWII)
  Nims, Willie Harrison - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Springs, Elliott White - DSC (WWI)
Fort Motte (B) Stewart, Malley - DSC (WWI)
Gaffney Phillips, Rufus R. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Hardin, Melvin N. - DSC (WWI)
Galivants (B) Dozier, James C. - MOH (WWI)
Gaston (B) Pound, Henry T. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Glendale Bradley, Roe - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Major, Ira E. - DSC (WWI)
Glenn Springs (B) Simpson, Carter B. - NC (WWII)
Gray Court Benjamin, Ray N. - DSC (WWI)
Great Falls Wilson, Robert M. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Green (B) Green, Charles E. - NC (WWII)
Greenville Anderson, Rudolph (KIA) - AFC (Cold War)
  Batson, George Wells - DSC (WWI)
  Darnell, Dana Cornell (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
  Harbin, Elliott R. - DSC (WWI)
  Huff, Gilmon A. - DSC (Korea)
  James, Joseph H. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Kennemore, Robert Sidney - MOH (Korean War)
  McCrary, Douglas MacArthur (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  McManaway, Herman Blair - DSC (WWI)
  Merritt, Charles D. - NC (WWII)
  Owens, Robert Allen (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Owens, Robert G., Jr. - NC (WWII)
  Robinson, Melvin C. (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Snelling, Edward W. - NC (Korea)
  Whitaker, Dewey A. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Hardaker, Maurice R. (KIA)  - NC (Lake Denmark Fire, 1926)
  (B) Neill, Henry Wheaton - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Price, John Dale - NC (WWII)
  (B) Springs, William H. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Thornton, Michael Edwin - MOH (Vietnam War)
Greenville County (B) Martin, Hugh B. - DSC (WWI)
Greenwood Major, Ira E. - DSC (WWI)
  West, Charles A. - NC (WWII)
Greer English, Oscar Lee - NC (WWII)
  Hardin, Melvin N. - DSC (WWI)
  Wood, William Edward - DSC (WWI)
  (B) McManaway, Herman Blair - DSC (WWI)
Hartsville Gardner, John H. - DSC (WWI)
  Hartley, Paul Livingston - DSC (WWI)
  Wallace, Herbert E. - DSC (WWI)
Hendersonville (B) Kennedy, John Thomas - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Herbert (B) Hamilton, Reuben G. - DSC (WWI)
Hodges (B) Richey, William R., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Honey Path (B) Branyon, Howard H. - NC (WWII)
Hopkins Hopkins, Thomas D., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Horry County Langston, William J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Inman Foster, Gary Evans - MOH (WWI)
Jefferson DuBose, Harold P. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Knight, Noah Odell (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
Johnston Robinson, Calvin (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Jonesville Hames, William W. - DSC (WWI)
Kershaw County Ford, Willis B. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Boone, Lewis W. - DSC (WWI)
Kirshaw Thomas, Roland Calvin - DSC (WWI)
Lamar Baker, McLaurin - DSC (WWI)
Lancaster Springs, Elliott White - DSC (WWI)
  Wright, Barney V. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Whitaker, Daniel J. - DSC (WWI)
Laurel Bay McGinty, John James - MOH (Vietnam War)
Laurens Dial, Nathaniel Minter (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Richey, William R., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
  Van Hoy, James L. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Bolt, John F. - NC (Korea)
Laurens County Blakely, Ewel T. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Leesville Rinehart, Earnest C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Lexington Pound, Henry T. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Turbeville, William James - DSC (WWI)
  Wightman, James M. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Liberty McWhorter, William A. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Lugoff Truesdell, Donald Leroy - MOH (Nicaragua)
Lynchburg (B) McLeod, Marion F. - DSC (WWI)
Manning Odiorne, Richard L. - DSC (WWII)
Marion Harrell, William F. - DSC (WWI)
  Monroe, David E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Nesbit, Robert Leroy - 2 DSCs (WWI)
  (B) White, Richard G. - DSC (WWI)
Marion County (B) Hartley, Paul Livingston - DSC (WWI)
Mayesville Moses, Ellison - DSC (WWI)
Miller (B) Grabinski, Elmer C. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Minnow (B) Maier, Carl J. - DSC (WWI)
Mitchell (B) Bertie, John Robert - NC (WWII)
Monroe (B) Funderburk, Myron M. - DSC (WWI)
Moultrieville Rudolph, Martin C. - DSC (WWI)
Mount Carmel McCelvey, George C. - DSC (WWI)
Mullins Yarborough, George Hampton, Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Nelson (B) Muse, Ezra M. - DSC (WWI)
New Bern Duffy, John C. - DSC (WWI)
New Brockland Muse, Ezra M. - DSC (WWI)
Newberry McCrackin, Edward - DSC (WWII)
  Wright, Spencer Downs - NC (WWII)
Newberry Hill (B) Garlington, Ernest Albert - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
North Augusta Adams, James P. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Oconee (B) Gordon, Milledge A. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Orangeburg Kennedy, John Thomas - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
  Sims, Gelzer Loyall - NC (WWII)
  Sims, Hugo S. - DSC (WWII)
Pageland Funderburk, Myron M. - DSC (WWI)
  Whitaker, Daniel J. - DSC (WWI)
Pelzer Dickerson, William L. - DSC (WWI)
  Kay, Willis L. - NC (WWII)
Pendleton Holmes, Burton (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Pickens Ellison, Coleman C. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Porter, Clarence R. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Bruce, Will - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Holmes, Burton (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Pickens County Barker, Charles Heyward (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
  Trotter, Fred (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Barker, Charles Heyward (KIA)  - MOH (Korean War)
Piedmont (B) Bryant, Homer E. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Hooper, Joe Ronnie - MOH (Vietnam War)
  (B) Ligon, Louis Lucius - DSC (WWI)
Providence Heriot, James Davidson (KIA) - MOH (WWI)
Quarry (B) Benjamin, Ray N. - DSC (WWI)
Richburg Cochrane, Robert S. - DSC (WWI)
Ridgeland (B) Smart, Jacob E. - DSC (WWII)
Ridgeway (B) Mood, Julius A. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Rock Hill Austin, Bernard Lige - 2 NCs (WWII)
  Dozier, James C. - MOH (WWI)
  Smith, Callie A. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Sullivan, Richard E. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Williams, James Elliott - MOH (Vietnam), NC (Vietnam)
Roebuck Arnold, Dewey G. - DSC (WWI)
Saint George (B) Murray, Cromwell E. - DSC (WWI)
Salem Bryant, Homer E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Saluda County (B) Rinehart, Earnest C. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Sandy Springs (B) Stowers, Freddie (KIA)  - MOH (WWI)
Seneca Shirley, James Alexander - NC (WWII)
  Watkins, Lewis George (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
Silver (B) Carter, John C. - DSC (WWI)
Six Mile (B) Howe, James Donnie (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
  (B) Smith, Furman L. (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Society Hill Winters, Theodore Hugh, Jr. - 2 NCs (WWII)
Spartanburg Branyon, Howard H. - NC (WWII)
  Bruce, Will - DSC (WWI)
  McKinney, Loater Loyd - DSC (WWI)
  Schwing, James Albert - DSC (WWI)
  Thornton, Michael Edwin - MOH (Vietnam War)
  (B) Foster, Gary Evans - MOH (WWI)
  (B) Padgett, Andrew J. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Whitaker, Dewey A. - DSC (WWI)
Sullivans Island (B) Cogswell, Julius C. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Summerton Mood, Julius A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Summerville House, Arthur Caswell, Jr. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Jervey, Frank Johnstone - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Jervey, Thomas M. - DSC (WWI)
Sumpter Mabry, George Lafayette, Jr. - MOH (WWII), DSC (WWII)
  Whittington, Charles E. - DSC (WWI)
Sumter Mabry, George Lafayette, Jr. - MOH (WWII), DSC (WWII)
  Sims, George D. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Loring, David Worth (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Mabry, George Lafayette, Jr. - MOH (WWII), DSC (WWII)
Sumter County (B) Manning, William Sinkler (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Sims, George D. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Swansea Neese, Harry L. - DSC (WWI)
Taft Jones, Sandy E. - DSC (WWI)
Travelers Rest Butler, George W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Troy Hollingsworth, Clarence K. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Union Fore, James Edward - DSC (WWI)
  Fore, Samuel Witt - DSC (WWI)
  Sexton, Fred H. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Arthur, Dogan H. - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Vance Myers, Edward - NC (WWII)
Vancouver Bradley, Joseph S. (KIA) - DSC (WWII), DSC (Korea)
Wagener (B) Austin, Bernard Lige - 2 NCs (WWII)
Walnut Grove (B) Turner, Joseph W. - DSC (WWI)
Walterboro Herndon, Raymon W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Waltersboro Hope, Edward Buist - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Westminster (B) Shirley, James Alexander - NC (WWII)
Westville Boone, Lewis W. - DSC (WWI)
  Hilton, Richmond Hobson - MOH (WWI)
Williamsburg County (B) Smith, Leroy W. - DSC (WWI)
Winnsboro Anderson, Webster - MOH (Vietnam War)
York County Clark, Marion (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Smith, Callie A. - DSC (WWI)
Yorkville Jenkins, John M. - DSC (WWI)

 

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