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   World War I  

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.)



Alphabetical Roster

  Berry, John G.
*Best, William H.
  Billard, Frederick C.
  Brown, Fletcher W.
  Carmine, George C.
  Chiswell, Benjamin M.
  Christy, George M.
*Elam, Russell
  Gorman, Raymond J.
  Grimshaw, Daniel E.
  Henderson, Andrew J.
  Howell, Charles F.
  Hutson, John J.
  Jack, Raymond L.
  Jacobs, William V. E.
*Marville, P. L.
  Mason, Morrill C.
  Molloy, Thomas M.
  Mueller, Lee C.
  Munter, William H.
*Nevens, James J.
*Newburry, Carl S.
  Ohrlein, Anthony
  Osborn, James C.
*Ovesen, Martin M.
  Pedersen, Jorge A.
*Prime, William Heermance
  Reinberg, Leroy
  Ridgeley, Randolph, Jr.
  Roach, Philip F.
  Rose, Earl G.
  Ryan, Michael J.
*Stellenwerf, Merton
*Tingard, Raymond H.
  Wheeler, William J.
*Zuleger, August


Detailed Roster 

Awards for Convoy Escort Duty 

Name Rank Text Date Unit
  Berry, John G. Capt. 1918 USS Lydonia &Yamacraw
  Billard, Frederick C. Capt. 1918 USS Aphrodite
  Carmine, George C. Capt. 1918 USS Algonquin
  Chiswell, Benjamin M. Capt. 1918 USS Algonquin
  Henderson, Andrew J. Capt. 1918 USS Manning
  Howell, Charles F. Capt. 1918 USS Arcturus
  Hutson, John J. Lt. 1918 USS Wanderer
  Jack, Raymond L. Capt. 1918 USS Cythera
  Jacobs, William V. E. Capt. 1918 USS Niagara
  Molloy, Thomas M. 1Lt. 1918 USS Rambler
  Mueller, Lee C. Lt. 1918 USS Emmeline
  Munter, William H. Capt. Sep 3, 17 - Nov 16, 19 18

USS Ossippee

  Reinberg, Leroy Capt. 1918 USS Druid
  Ridgeley, Randolph, Jr. Capt. 1918 USS Yamacraw & Castine
  Roach, Philip F. Capt. 1918 USS Manning
  Rose, Earl G. Lt. 1918 USS Rambler
  Wheeler, William J. Capt. Apr 25 & Jun 28, 1918 USS Seneca

SS Wellington Rescue 

  Brown, Fletcher W. 1Lt. Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Best, William H. W/Tndr. Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Christy, George M. Oiler/2c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Elam, Russell Cook Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Gorman, Raymond J. SM Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Grimshaw, Daniel E. Mach/1c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Marville, P. L. GM/2c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Mason, Morrill C. E/2c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Nevens, James J. Boy 1/c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Newburry, Carl S. Cox Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Ohrlein, Anthony SM Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Osborn, James C. Cox Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Ovesen, Martin M. W/Tndr. Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Pedersen, Jorge A. Cox Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Prime, William Heermance SM Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Ryan, Michael J. Mach/1c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Stellenwerf, Merton Cox Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Tingard, Raymond H. W/Tndr. Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Zuleger, August M/A Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca


 On October 4, 1918, an explosion rocked the T. A. Gillespie Munitions Plant at Morgan, NJ.  Twelve members of the U.S. Coast Guard received Navy Crosses for their heroism in dealing with the disaster over a period of two days.  These awards are listed separately as World War I ERA awards in our database.



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