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   U.S. Army Tank Corps
WW1 

Recipients Of The
DSC

(This listing is as complete as we are able to provide from numerous resources, however it is possible that a few recipients may t be listed.  You can verify if someone received the DSC from this list, but absence of a name should NOT be construed to definitively negate a veteran's claim to this award.)

50 Total Awards

 

50 Distinguished Service Crosses were awarded to 46 soldiers of the U.S. Army Tank Corps.

Alphabetical List
Recipient Name Rank Battalion Date of Action Place of Action Notes
Angelo, Joseph T. Pfc
Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy  
Ash, Harold James 2Lt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Montrebeau Woods  
Barnard, Courtney H. Capt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy  
Blanchard, Walter H. Cpl 344th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Varennes  
Bowes, David M. 2Lt (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Varennes  
Brett, Sereno Elmer Maj (Armor) 326th Tank Bn. Sep 12, 1918 Richecourt  
*Broadfoot, Josiah Cpl 244th Tank Bn. Sep 27,1918 La Forge Farm  
Brophy, William E. Cpl 354th Tank Bn. Oct 6, 1918 Argonne  
Carroll, Troy C. Cpl 301st Tank Bn. Oct 8, 1918 Brancourt  
*Chisholm, Raymond C. Sgt 345th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Varennes  
Connelly, Francis J. Sgt 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Bellicourt  
Edwards, Paul S. 1LT (Armor) Signal Corps (Att.) Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy  
Ellis, Herbert J. 1LT (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Montfaucon  
Ely, Earnest E. SFC
Sep 26 & Oct 12, 1918 Aire Valley  
First Award
*English, Math L.
Capt (Armor) 344th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy 2 DSCs (WWI)
Second Award
*English, Math L.
Capt (Armor) 344th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Exermont 2 DSCs (WWI)
Gilfillan, Dean McGrew Capt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Oct 26, 1918 Varennes  
Gleason, John W. 2Lt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Sep 26 - Oct 4, 1918 Cheppy  
Heitz, Harry D. 2Lt (Armor) 327th Tank Bn. Oct 1, 1918 Apremont  
Kusener, Ernest F. 2Lt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
Maury, Alfred B. 2Lt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Oct 17, 1918 l'Arbre-de-Guise  
First Award
McCluer, Edwin A.
2Lt (Armor) 344th Tank Bn. Sep 14, 1918 Jonville 2 DSCs (WWI)
Second Award
McCluer, Edwin A.
2Lt (Armor) 344th Tank Bn. Sep 28, 1918 Bois-de-Montrebeau 2 DSCs (WWI)
McGinty, John J. 1Sgt 344th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Varennes  
Merritt, Charles B. Pvt 345th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy  
First Award
Morrison, Julian K.
2Lt (Armor) 326th Tank Bn. Sep 12, 1918 Bois-Quart-de-Reserve 2 DSCs (WWI)
Second Award
Morrison, Julian K.
2Lt (Armor) 326th Tank Bn. Sep 28, 1918 Very 2 DSCs (WWI)
Neil, Albert F. Cpl 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
Nichols, Harley N. Sgt 345th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Charpentry  
Osmond, Frank W. Cpl 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Bellicourt  
Paton, Noel E. Sgt 344th Tank Bn. Sep 14, 1918 Woel  
First Award
Patton, George S., Jr.
Col (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy 2 DSCs (WWI)
Pullen, Daniel D. Ltc (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Bois-de-Cuisy  
*Rock, William C. 2Lt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Oct 17, 1918 Molain  
Rogers, Horatio R. Pvt 344th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Exermont  
Saul, Tom W. 1LT (Armor) 327th Tank Bn. Sep 12, 1918 Bois-de-Remieres  
First Award
Semmes, Harry Hodges
Capt (Armor)
Sep 12, 1918 Xivray 2 DSCs (WWI)
DSC  (WWII)
Second Award
Semmes, Harry Hodges
Capt (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Vauquois 2 DSCs (WWI)
DSC  (WWII)
Sonstelie, Carl J. 1LT (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Montfaucon  
*Varney, Kit R. Capt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
Voigt, Ralph L. Pvt 301st Tank Bn. Oct 17, 1918 Ribeauville  
Webb, John R. 2Lt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Bellicourt  
Weed, Newell P. Capt (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Argonne  
Williams, Charles V. Cpl 345th Tank Bn. Sep 28, 1918 Baulny  
Williams, Frank J., Jr. Sgt 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
Winton, David J. 2Lt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Exermont  
Wisher, Robert F. Pvt 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
*Wright, Ernest N. Cpl 344th Tank Bn. Sep 12 & 27, 1918 Nonsard  
Young, Charles C. Sgt 354th Tank Bn. Sep 27, 1918 Apremont  
*Zimborski, Alexander John Cpl 345th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Bois-de-Montrebeau  

 

Chronological List
Recipient Name Rank Battalion Date of Action Place of Action Notes
Brett, Sereno Elmer Maj (Armor) 326th Tank Bn. Sep 12, 1918 Richecourt  
First Award
Morrison, Julian K.
2Lt (Armor) 326th Tank Bn. Sep 12, 1918 Bois-Quart-de-Reserve 2 DSCs (WWI)
Saul, Tom W. 1LT (Armor) 327th Tank Bn. Sep 12, 1918 Bois-de-Remieres  
First Award
Semmes, Harry Hodges
Capt (Armor)
Sep 12, 1918 Xivray 2 DSCs (WWI)
DSC  (WWII)
*Wright, Ernest N. Cpl 344th Tank Bn. Sep 12 & 27, 1918 Nonsard  
First Award
McCluer, Edwin A.
2Lt (Armor) 344th Tank Bn. Sep 14, 1918 Jonville 2 DSCs (WWI)
Paton, Noel E. Sgt 344th Tank Bn. Sep 14, 1918 Woel  
Angelo, Joseph T. Pfc
Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy  
Barnard, Courtney H. Capt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy  
Blanchard, Walter H. Cpl 344th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Varennes  
Bowes, David M. 2Lt (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Varennes  
*Chisholm, Raymond C. Sgt 345th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Varennes  
Edwards, Paul S. 1LT (Armor) Signal Corps (Att.) Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy  
Ellis, Herbert J. 1LT (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Montfaucon  
Ely, Earnest E. SFC
Sep 26 & Oct 12, 1918 Aire Valley  
First Award
*English, Math L.
Capt (Armor) 344th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy 2 DSCs (WWI)
Gleason, John W. 2Lt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Sep 26 - Oct 4, 1918 Cheppy  
McGinty, John J. 1Sgt 344th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Varennes  
Merritt, Charles B. Pvt 345th Tank Bn. Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy  
First Award
Patton, George S., Jr.
Col (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Cheppy 2 DSCs (WWI)
Pullen, Daniel D. Ltc (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Bois-de-Cuisy  
Second Award
Semmes, Harry Hodges
Capt (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Vauquois 2 DSCs (WWI)
DSC  (WWII)
Sonstelie, Carl J. 1LT (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Montfaucon  
Weed, Newell P. Capt (Armor)
Sep 26, 1918 Argonne  
*Broadfoot, Josiah Cpl 244th Tank Bn. Sep 27,1918 La Forge Farm  
Young, Charles C. Sgt 354th Tank Bn. Sep 27, 1918 Apremont  
Second Award
McCluer, Edwin A.
2Lt (Armor) 344th Tank Bn. Sep 28, 1918 Bois-de-Montrebeau 2 DSCs (WWI)
Second Award
Morrison, Julian K.
2Lt (Armor) 326th Tank Bn. Sep 28, 1918 Very 2 DSCs (WWI)
Williams, Charles V. Cpl 345th Tank Bn. Sep 28, 1918 Baulny  
Connelly, Francis J. Sgt 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Bellicourt  
Kusener, Ernest F. 2Lt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
Neil, Albert F. Cpl 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
Osmond, Frank W. Cpl 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Bellicourt  
*Varney, Kit R. Capt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
Webb, John R. 2Lt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Bellicourt  
Williams, Frank J., Jr. Sgt 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
Wisher, Robert F. Pvt 301st Tank Bn. Sep 29, 1918 Ronssoy  
Heitz, Harry D. 2Lt (Armor) 327th Tank Bn. Oct 1, 1918 Apremont  
Ash, Harold James 2Lt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Montrebeau Woods  
Second Award
*English, Math L.
Capt (Armor) 344th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Exermont 2 DSCs (WWI)
Nichols, Harley N. Sgt 345th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Charpentry  
Rogers, Horatio R. Pvt 344th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Exermont  
Winton, David J. 2Lt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Exermont  
*Zimborski, Alexander John Cpl 345th Tank Bn. Oct 4, 1918 Bois-de-Montrebeau  
Brophy, William E. Cpl 354th Tank Bn. Oct 6, 1918 Argonne  
Carroll, Troy C. Cpl 301st Tank Bn. Oct 8, 1918 Brancourt  
Maury, Alfred B. 2Lt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Oct 17, 1918 l'Arbre-de-Guise  
*Rock, William C. 2Lt (Armor) 301st Tank Bn. Oct 17, 1918 Molain  
Voigt, Ralph L. Pvt 301st Tank Bn. Oct 17, 1918 Ribeauville  
Gilfillan, Dean McGrew Capt (Armor) 345th Tank Bn. Oct 26, 1918 Varennes  

 

 

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