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   World War I  

US NAVY
Recipients Of The
Navy Cross

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

Statistics:

A total of 1,298 Navy Crosses were Awarded to members of the U.S. Navy for heroism or distinguished service during World War I.  Of these, many were awarded for heroism or distinguished service during the period of the war without specific dates of action.  For research purposes, we have divided them into the following categories.

 Dated Actions    Aviation    Convoy Duty   North Sea Mines & Administrative 
Convoy Duty in WWI

Recipient Name

Rank

*

Recipient Name

Rank

  Abbott, Henry L.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Allen, Millard E.

Ensign

  Abele, Clarence A.

Capt.

 

  Allen, William R.

Lt. Comm.

  Alexander, James T.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Anderson, Lorain

Lt. Comm.

  Alford, Thalbert N.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Armstrong, Eldred B.

Comm.

  Allen, Burrell G.

Comm.

 

  Arnold, Clarence L.

Capt.

  Allen, Ezra G.

Comm.

 

  Asserson, William C.

Capt.

 

 

 

  Atwood, George D.

Lt. (j.g.)

 

 

 

 

 

  Badger, Oscar Charles

Lt. Comm.

 

  Blakely, John R. Y.

Capt.

  Baldridge, Harry A.

Comm.

 

  Block, Claude C.

Capt.

  Ball, William W.

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Blumenthal, Hugo W.

Ensign

  Barker, George N.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Boness, Paul W.

Ensign

  Barleon, J. S.

Comm.

 

  Bonnell, Henry P.

Ensign

  Barnes, Guy C.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Booth, Richard H.

Lt.

  Barr, Eric Lloyd, Sr.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Borden, John

Lt. Comm.

  Barthalow, Benjamin G.

Comm.

 

  Borgeson, Oscar

Lt.

  Bartlett, Owen

Comm.

 

  Bostwick, Lucius Allyn

Capt.

  Bassett, Prentice P.

Comm.

 

  Brennan, Richard C.

Lt. Comm.

  Baxter, Thomas

Lt. Comm.

 

  Brewer, William C., Jr.

Ensign

  Beary, Donald B.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Brinser, Harry L.

Capt.

  Beckman, Fred W.

Ensign

 

  Bronson, Amon, Jr.

Capt.

  Benjamin, Charles G.

Ensign

 

  Brotherton, William D.

Capt.

  Bennett, Kenneth M.

Capt.

 

  Brown, Wilson, Jr.

Comm.

  Benson, Howard H.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Brownell, John A.

Lt. Comm.

  Berrien, Thomas G.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Bryan, Henry F.

Capt.

  Berry, Fred T.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Bryant, Samuel Wood

Comm.

  Bertholf, Wallace

Comm.

 

  Buchanan, Allen

Comm.

  Beverley, John M.

Ensign

 

  Burns, Francis D.

Comm.

  Billings, Harold G.

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Burrage, Guy H.

Capt.

  Blackburn, Charles T.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Byrne, John Francis

Gunner

 

 

 

 

 

  Campbell, Edward H.

Capt.

 

  Cole, Cyrus W.

Capt.

  Candy, Henry A. T.

Comm.

 

  Collier, Francis M.

Lt. Comm.

  Carter, James F.

Capt.

 

  Coman, Vaughan Kimball

Comm.

  Castleman, Kenneth G.

Capt.

 

  Comstock, Lewis W.

Lt.

  Chadwick, Francis L.

Capt.

 

  Conger, Franklin P.

Lt. Comm.

  Chambers, Hilary R.

Ensign

 

  Connett, William B.

Ensign

  Chandler, Lloyd H.

Capt.

 

  Conroy, Thomas M.

Ensign

  Chandler, William D., Jr.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Constein, Edward Theodore

Capt.

  Chaplin, Vance D., Jr.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Cook, Harold E.

Capt.

  Clark, Frank H.

Capt.

 

  Cortright, Arthur B.

Ensign

  Clark, Sidney P.

Lt.

 

  Corwin, Arie A.

Lt. Comm.

  Clarke, Vincent A., Jr.

Lt.

 

  Courtney, Charles E.

Capt.

  Claude, Abraham

Comm.

 

  Cox, John F.

Lt. Comm.

  Clement, Emory F.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Craft, Ralph P.

Comm.

  Cobb, Calvin H.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Crenshaw, Arthur

Capt.

  Cobb, Charles K., Jr.

Lt.

 

  Cronan, William P.

Capt.

  Coffey, Mathew

Chief GM

 

  Crose, William M.

Capt.

  Cogswell, Francis

Lt. Comm.

 

  Cuneen, Frank J.

Lt.

 

 

 

 

 

  Dann, Henry R.

Ensign

 

  Dodd, Edwin H.

Capt.

  Davidson, Walter Sherman

Lt. Comm.

 

  Donahue, Watson D.

Ensign

  Davis, Louis P.

Comm.

 

  Donaldson, Norman V.

Ensign

  Davis, Milton S.

Comm.

 

  Dortch, Isaac F.

Comm.

  Dawes, Robert A.

Comm.

 

  Downer, Delavan B.

Lt. Comm.

  Day, George Calvin

Capt.

 

  Doyle, Robert M., Jr.

Lt. Comm.

  Dayton, John H.

Capt.

 

  Doyle, Stafford H. R.

Capt.

  Defrees, Joseph R.

Capt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Emrick, Roy P.

Comm.

 

  Farley, Louis C.

Comm.

  English, Robert H.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Flanigan, Howard A.

Lt. Comm.

  Eshom, Clifford W.

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Fletcher, Frank Jack

Comm.

  Essery, Carl V.

Ensign

 

  Ford, Halsey L.

Ensign

  Evans, Cornelius Henry

Ensign

 

  Foster, Harold F.

Ensign

  Evans, Franck T.

Capt.

 

  Foster, Murphy J.

Lt. Comm.

  Evans, Waldo

Capt.

 

  Freeman, Charles S.

Capt.

  Everson, John H.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Fremont, John C.

Comm.

 

 

 

  Friedell, DuPree, Jr.

Lt. Comm.

 

 

 

  Fuller, Henry G.

Lt. Comm.

 

 

 

 

 

  Galbraith, William W.

Comm.

 

  Goss, Nelson H.

Comm.

  Gay, Jesse B.

Comm.

 

  Grady, John

Comm.

  Gelm, George E.

Capt.

 

  Graham, Andrew T.

Capt.

  Gherardi, Walter R.

Capt.

 

  Griswold, Ralph M.

Comm.

  Giffen, Robert C.

Comm.

 

  Gross, James L.

Ensign

  Giles, William J.

Comm.

 

  Grossman, Walter P.

Ensign

  Gilmer, William W.

Capt.

 

  Gumz, Ludwig W.

Lt.

  Goodwin, Francis

Ensign

 

  Gunther, Ernest L.

Lt. Comm.

 

 

 

 

 

  Haggart, Robert S.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Hinds, Alfred W.

Capt.

  Hall, Irwin C.

Ensign

 

  Hines, John Fore

Capt.

  Hall, Richard W.

Ensign

 

  Hodgman, William A.

Lt. Comm.

  Hall, Walter A., Jr.

Ensign

 

  Hogg, Frank T.

Lt.

  Halsey, William F.., Jr.

Comm.

 

  Hooper, Stanford C.

Comm.

  Hannigan, John G.

Comm.

 

  Hoover, George H.

Comm.

  Harris, Charles H.

Ensign

 

  Howard, Douglas L.

Comm.

  Hartley, Herbert

Lt. Comm.

 

  Howard, Joseph H. P., Jr.

Ensign

  Hasbrouck, Raymond D.

Capt.

 

  Howard, William L.

R/Admiral

  Hatch, William G. B.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Howe, Alfred G.

Capt.

  Hatten, Earl R.

Ensign

 

  Howe, Arthur W.

Ensign

  Hazard, Erskine

Ensign

 

  Howie, Eben D.

Ensign

  Heartt, Phillip T.

Ensign

 

  Hulings, Garnet

Lt. Comm.

  Hellweg, Julius F.

Capt.

 

  Hunt, Walter M.

Capt.

  Henderson, Robert

Comm.

 

  Hussey, Charles L.

Capt.

  Hersey, Mark L., Jr.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Hutchins, Charles T., Jr.

Comm.

  Hewitt, Henry Kent

Comm.

 

  Hutchison, Benjamin F.

Capt.

  Hinckley, Robert M.

Lt. Comm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Ives, George A.

Ensign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Jackson, John P.

Comm.

 

  Johnson, Niels A.

Lt.

  Jennings, Benjamin B.

Ensign

 

  Johnston, Rufus Zenas

Capt.

  Jessen, Frederick A.

Ensign

 

  Jones, Vincent W.

Ensign

  Johnson, Isaac C., Jr.

Comm.

 

  Jordan, Leland J., Jr.

Lt. Comm.

  Johnson, Lee P.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Junkin, George B.

Lt. Comm.

 

 

 

 

 

  Kalbfus, Edward C.

Capt.

 

  Kenyon, George W.

Lt. Comm.

  Karleson, Frank E.

Ensign

 

  Kerrick, Charles S.

Comm.

  Kauffman, James L.

Lt. Comm.

 

  King, Albert L.

Lt. (j.g.)

  Kautz, Austin

Capt.

 

  Kipp, Walter Douglas

Ensign

  Keisker, Herman E.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Kirkman, Van L., Jr.

Lt. Comm.

  Keleher, Timothy J.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Kittelle, Summer E. W.

Capt.

  Kelley, Andrew J.

Ensign

 

  Kittinger, Theodore A.

Comm.

  Kellogg, Edward Stanley

Capt.

 

  Klemann, John V.

Capt.

  Kelly, Philip J.

Ensign

 

  Knott, George

Lt.

  Kempff, Clarence S.

Capt.

 

  Knox, Forney M.

Lt. Comm.

  Kent, Silas S.

Ensign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Lake, George E.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Lebreton, David McD.

Comm.

  Lally, William F.

Ensign

 

  Lee, William H.

Comm.

  Landenberger, George

Capt.

 

  Leovy, George Julian, Jr.

Ensign

  Lane, George H.

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Lewis, Spencer S.

Lt.

  Lang, Edward K.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Lincoln, Gatewood S.

Capt.

  Lannon, James Patrick

Comm.

 

  Linn, Winfield S.

Ensign

  Larimer, Edgar B.

Capt.

 

  Littlefield, William L.

Capt.

  LaRoche, Francis A.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Logan, George C.

Comm.

  Lassing, Walter H.

Comm.

 

  Lohrke, James L.

Lt. (j.g.)

  Latimer, Julian L.

Capt.

 

  Luby, John M.

Capt.

  Laws, George W.

Capt.

 

  Lupton, Roland W.

Ensign

  Lawton, Sanford

Ensign

 

  Lyon, Frank

Capt.

  Leahy, William D.

Capt.

 

  Lyons, David

Comm.

  Leary, Herbert F.

Comm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  MacArthur, Arthur

Capt.

 

  McNair, Frederick Vallette, Jr.

Comm.

  MacCormack, Edward C.

Ensign

 

  McNair, Laurence N.

Comm.

  MacDougall, William D.

Capt.

 

  McNeely, Robert W.

Capt.

  Madison, Zachariah H.

Capt.

 

  Metcalf, Martin K.

Comm.

  Maennale, Frederick William

Lt.

 

  Meyer, Robert D.

Ensign

  Magruder, Cary W.

Lt. Comm

 

  Meyer, Robert D.

Ensign

  Manly, Matthias E.

Comm.

 

  Meyers, George J.

Comm.

  Marcus, Arnold

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Michael, Herbert H.

Comm.

  Martin, Ralph

Lt.

 

  Miller, Cyrus R.

Capt.

  Martin, Walter A.

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Miller, William S.

Comm.

  Marvell, George R.

Capt.

 

  Mills, Schuyler

Lt. Comm.

  Maury, Sifrein P.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Mitchell, Willis G.

Capt.

  Maxwell, Thomas A.

Ensign

 

  Moffatt, Alexander W.

Lt. (j.g.)

  McCandless, Byron

Comm.

 

  Moody, Roscoe C.

Capt.

  McCandlish, Benjamin V.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Moore, Charles J.

Lt. Comm.

  McCauley, Edward, Jr.

Capt.

 

  Morris, Robert

Capt.

  McCluen, Elmer J.

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Morse, George P.

Ensign

  McClure, Harry A.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Morse, John P.

Lt. (j.g.)

  McCready, George H.

Ensign

 

  Morton, James P.

Capt.

  McCullough, Robert

Ensign

 

  Mundy, Joseph H.

Ensign

  McKittrick, Harold V.

Comm.

 

  Murdock, James P.

Comm.

  McLean, Ridley

Capt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Neal, George F.

Comm.

 

  Oats, Eugene T.

Lt. Comm.

  Nelson, Fred H.

BWM

 

  Oman, Joseph W.

Capt.

  Newton, John H.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Ott, Wilden A.

Lt. (j.g.)

  Nichols, N. E.

Comm.

 

  Overstreet, Luther M.

Capt.

  Nulton, Louis

Capt.

 

  Owens, Charles T.

Capt.

 

 

 

 

 

  Page, Thomas N.

Ensign

 

  Pollock, Edwin T.

Capt.

  Parker, Ralph C.

Comm.

 

  Porter, William B.

Lt. Comm.

  Payne, Garrison

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Poteet, Fred Halstead

Comm.

  Pence, Harry L.

Comm.

 

  Powers, Frederick D.

Ensign

  Pettengill, George T.

Capt.

 

  Pownall, Charles A.

Lt. Comm.

  Phelps, William W.

Capt.

 

  Preston, Charles F.

Capt.

  Phillips, Charles H.

Ensign

 

  Price, Henry B.

Capt.

  Picking, Sherwood

Lt. Comm.

 

  Puleston, William D.

Comm.

  Piercey, Ernest R.

Lt.

 

  Purdy, Warren F.

Lt. Comm.

  Pitt, Clarence B.

Ensign

 

  Purnell, William R.

Lt. Comm.

 

 

 

 

 

  Raby, James J.

Capt.

 

  Robbins, T. H., Jr.

Ensign

  Read, F. Allerton, Jr.

Ensign

 

  Roberts, William J.

Lt. Comm.

  Read, Oliver M., Jr.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Robinson, Ernest F.

Lt. Comm.

  Reed, Allen B.

Comm.

 

  Robison, John K.

Capt.

  Reeves, Joseph M.

Capt.

 

  Rockwell, Francis W.

Lt. Comm.

  Reifsnider, Laurence F.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Rogers, Robert E.

Lt. Comm.

  Reinicke, Frederick G.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Rood, George A.

Lt. Comm.

  Rice, Emery

Lt. Comm.

 

  Roper, Walter G.

Comm.

  Richardson, Thomas P.

Ensign

 

  Ross, Charles C.

Lt. Comm.

  Richardson, William A.

Lt.

 

  Royall, Hilary H.

Capt.

  Riddle, William K.

Capt.

 

  Rubinkam, Nathaniel

Ensign

  Riebe, Herbert B.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Russell, Charles F.

Comm.

 

 

 

 

 

  Sadler, Frank H.

Comm.

 

  Smith, Charles E.

Comm.

  Sayles, William R.

Capt.

 

  Smith, Charles Weldon

Ensign

  Scott, Randolph Wilson

Ensign

 

  Smith, Joseph M. B.

Lt. Comm.

  Sellers, David F.

Capt.

 

  Snyder, Charles J.

Ensign

  Senn, Thomas J.

Capt.

 

  Snyder, Charles P.

Capt.

  Shackford, Chauncey

Capt.

 

  Sowell, Ingram C.

Lt. Comm.

  Shafroth, John F., Jr.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Speicher, Paul E.

Lt. Comm.

  Shaw, William T.

Lt.

 

  Springer, Paul

Ensign

  Sherman, Frederick Carl

Lt. Comm.

 

  Steckel, Abner M.

Lt. Comm.

  Shoemaker, Harry E.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Steele, George W., Jr.

Capt.

  Simmons, Joseph Stephen

Ensign

 

  Stephenson, Grant T.

Lt.

  Simons, Manley H.

Comm.

 

  Stickney, Herman Osman

Capt.

  Simpson, George W.

Comm.

 

  Stirling, Archibald G.

Comm.

  Slayton, Charles C.

Comm.

 

  Stirling, Yates, Jr.

Capt.

  Slingluff, Frank, Jr.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Stone, George L. P., Sr.

Capt.

  Smart, Alexander

Lt. Comm.

 

  Swasey, George T., Jr.

Comm.

  Smith, Charles D.

Ensign

 

  Symington, Powers A.

Capt.

 

 

 

 

 

  Tarbell, George E.

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Timmons, John W.

Capt.

  Tarpey, Martin F.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Tomb, William V.

Comm.

  Taylor, Charles R.

Ensign

 

  Tompkins, John T.

Capt.

  Thompson, Henry L.

Capt.

 

  Traut, Frederick A.

Capt.

  Thompson, Robert R.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Turnbull, Archibald D.

Comm.

  Thompson, Thadeus A.

Lt.

 

  Tydeman, Stephen J.

Ensign

  Thompson, Walter G.

Ensign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Underwood, Herbert W.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Van der Veer, N. R.

Lt. Comm.

  Upham, Frank B.

Capt.

 

  Van Hook, Clifford E.

Lt. Comm.

 

 

 

  Vanderwall, Archie

Ensign

 

 

 

 

 

  Waddington, Harold A.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Wilder, H. Kenneth

Ensign

  Wadman, Harold A.

Ensign

 

  Williams, George W.

Capt.

  Wainwright, John D.

Capt.

 

  Williams, Hilary

Comm.

  Walker, Reuben L.

Comm.

 

  Williams, Philip

Capt.

  Wallace, Henry G. S.

Comm.

 

  Williams, Raleigh C.

Lt. Comm.

  Wallace, Kenneth R. R.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Williams, Roger

Comm.

  Walling, Ralph G.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Williams, Yancey S.

Capt.

  Walton, Arthur S.

Lt.

 

  Willson, James D.

Comm.

  Watson, Adolphus E.

Capt.

 

  Wilson, Pierre L.

Comm.

  Watson, Edward H.

Capt.

 

  Wolf, George W.

Lt. Comm.

  Watts, William C.

Capt.

 

  Wood, Duncan M.

Capt.

  Wellbrock, John H.

Lt. Comm.

 

  Wood, Spencer S.

Capt.

  Wells, Chester

Capt.

 

  Wood, Valentine

Lt.

  Wetherill, Samuel J.

Ensign

 

  Woodward, Clark H.

Capt.

  Wettengel, Ivan C.

Capt.

 

  Wortman, Ward K.

Capt.

  Wheeler, Walter H.

Lt. (j.g.)

 

  Wright, Percy T.

Lt. Comm.

  White, Harold A.

Ensign

 

  Wurtsbaugh, Daniel W.

Capt.

  White, Richard D.

Capt.

 

  Wygant, Benyaurd B.

Comm.

  Whitlock, Frederick S.

Ensign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Yarnall, John B.

Ensign

 

  Zemke, Eric F.

Lt. Comm.

 

 

 

  Ziegemeier, Henry J.

Capt.

 

 

 

  Zogbaum, Rufus F.

Comm.

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