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World War I
A total of 6,309 Awards of the Distinguished Service Cross were awarded to 6,185 individuals for heroism during World War I, more than were awarded in any other period or conflict. They are divided as follows:
5,429 U.S. Army 319 U.S. Army Air Service 43 U.S. Navy 357 U.S. Marine Corps 7 U.S. Civilians
Allied Foreign Recipients
9 Australian Army 12 British Army 114 French Army 18 French Air Service
To make searching the Detailed Alphabetical and Detailed Chronological listings easier, we have divided the 5,429 Army Awards into the following Categories:
Armor - Tank Corps
Machine Gun Infantry
Command & Staff
Supply & Trans.
A list of links below will take you to Chronological or Alphabetical listings of all recipients. If you are searching for a particular name and are unsure in which category we have placed him or her, consult the ALPHABETICAL INDEX of all recipients. There you will find each name listed with the abbreviation for the category in which they are listed.
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