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Navy/Marine Corps
Recipients Of The
Distinguished Service Cross

(We believe this listing to be COMPLETE. While there is a remote possibility we have missed someone, particularly a LATE AWARD, in all probability these are the ONLY recipients of the Distinguished Service Cross  in the Korean War.)

US Navy - 3 Awards
USMC - 27 Awards

 U.S. Navy Recipients 

Name Rating Unit Date of Action Remarks

*Babbick, John L.

HM/3c

A/1/5 1st Marine Div.

Aug 17, 1950

Corpsman

  Joy, C. Turner

V/Adm.

Far East Navy

Jun 26 - Oct 19, 1950

  Struble, Arthur D.

V/Adm.

7th Fleet

Sep 15 - Oct 19, 1950

 U.S. Marine Corps
  Detailed Alphabetical List 

Name

Rank

Unit

Division

Date of Action

Remarks

  Bartholomew, Kenneth L.

Cpl.

1st Reg.

1st Div.

Jun 6, 1951

*Batluck, Joseph J.

Cpl.

H/3/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 8, 1950

  Beall, Olin D.

Ltc.

CO/1st Motor

 1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

*Billings, Frank B.

Pfc.

1st Service

 1st PRV Bde..

Sep 3, 1950

*Bruce, Jewell C.

Cpl.

B/1/5

 1st PRV Bde..

Aug 18, 1950

*Budd, Malcom L.

Sgt.

B/1/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 13, 1950

*Carson, John S.

2Lt.

A/1st Tank

1st PRV Bde..

Sep 3, 1950

  Clapp, Edward A.

Pfc.

B/1/5

1st Div.

Jun 17, 1951

  Crowson, T. A.

S/Sgt.

5th Reg

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 17, 1950

  Fear, Herbert E.

Pfc.

B/1/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 13, 1950

  Hayward, Richard W.

Col.

C.O./5th Reg.

1st Div.

May 31 - Jun 2, 1951

  Henry, Bruce D.

S/Sgt.

1st Reg.

1st Div.

Jun 10, 1951

  James, Melvin

Cpl.

H/3/5

 1st PRV Bde.

Aug 8, 1950

*Johnston, Thomas H.

2Lt.

A/1/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 17, 1950

  Litzenberg, Homer L.

Col.

C.O./7th Reg.

1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

NC Korea

  Macy, Jack E.

Sgt.

H/3/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 8, 1950

*McNeeley, Morgan B.

Maj.

HQ/2/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 10, 1950

  Murphy, Walter F., Jr.

2Lt.

1st Reg.

1st Div.

Jun 10, 1951

  Murray, Raymond L.

Ltc.

C.O./5th Reg.

1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

NC-WWI & Korea

  Nickerson, Herman, Jr.

Col.

C.O./7th Reg.

1st Div.

May 31, 1951

  Puller, Lewis B.

Col.

C.O./1st Reg.

1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

5 NCs

  Rooney, John T.

Ltc.

C.O./1/7

1st Div.

May 29, 1951

  Smith, Oliver P.

Maj. Gen.

C.G.

1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

  Sowl, Donald D.

Cpl.

5th Reg.

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 12, 1950

  Thomas, Gerald C.

Maj. Gen.

C.G.

1st Div.

May 22 - Jun 20, 1951

*Twedt, Harold A.

Pfc.

A/1/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 18, 1950

*Zwarka, Lewis

Sgt.

AT/2/5

1st PRV Bde..

Sep 3, 1950

* Indicated Posthumous Awards

 U.S. Marine Corps
  Detailed Chronological List 

Name

Rank

Unit

Division

Date of Action

Remarks

*Batluck, Joseph J.

Cpl.

H/3/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 8, 1950

  James, Melvin

Cpl.

H/3/5

 1st PRV Bde.

Aug 8, 1950

  Macy, Jack E.

Sgt.

H/3/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 8, 1950

*McNeeley, Morgan B.

Maj.

HQ/2/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 10, 1950

  Sowl, Donald D.

Cpl.

5th

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 12, 1950

*Budd, Malcom L.

Sgt.

B/1/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 13, 1950

  Fear, Herbert E.

Pfc.

B/1/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 13, 1950

  Crowson, T. A.

S/Sgt.

5th Reg

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 17, 1950

*Johnston, Thomas H.

2Lt.

A/1/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 17, 1950

*Bruce, Jewell C.

Cpl.

B/1/5

 1st PRV Bde..

Aug 18, 1950

*Twedt, Harold A.

Pfc.

A/1/5

1st PRV Bde..

Aug 18, 1950

*Billings, Frank B.

Pfc.

1st Service

 1st PRV Bde..

Sep 3, 1950

*Carson, John S.

2Lt.

A/1st Tank

1st PRV Bde..

Sep 3, 1950

*Zwarka, Lewis

Sgt.

AT/2/5

1st PRV Bde..

Sep 3, 1950

  Beall, Olin D.

Ltc.

CO/1st Motor

 1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

  Litzenberg, Homer L.

Col.

C.O./7th

1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

NC Korea

  Murray, Raymond L.

Ltc.

C.O./5th

1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

NC-WWI & Korea

  Puller, Lewis B.

Col.

C.O./1st

1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

5 NCs

  Smith, Oliver P.

Maj. Gen.

C.G.

1st Div.

Nov 29 - Dec 4, 1950

  Thomas, Gerald C.

Maj. Gen.

C.G.

1st Div.

May 22 - Jun 20, 1951

  Rooney, John T.

Ltc.

C.O./1/7

1st Div.

May 29, 1951

  Hayward, Richard W.

Col.

C.O./5th Reg.

1st Div.

May 31 - Jun 2, 1951

  Nickerson, Herman, Jr.

Col.

C.O./7th Reg.

1st Div.

May 31, 1951

  Bartholomew, Kenneth L.

Cpl.

1st Reg.

1st Div.

Jun 6, 1951

  Murphy, Walter F., Jr.

2Lt.

1st Reg.

1st Div.

Jun 10, 1951

  Henry, Bruce D.

S/Sgt.

1st Reg.

1st Div.

Jun 10, 1951

  Clapp, Edward A.

Pfc.

B/1/5

1st Div.

Jun 17, 1951

* Indicated Posthumous Awards

Korean War D.S.C. Recipients

U. S. Army Recipients

Detailed Alphabetical List

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