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USMC Recipients Of 

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(We believe this listing to be 100% complete. While it is possible we may have missed a late award or upgrade, it is doubtful that there exists any recipients of the Navy Cross from Korea who are not listed below.)

224 Awards-2 Double Recipients

Detailed Alphabetical List 

  Recipient Name Rank Company Bn Reg Date of Action
  Abell, Welton R. First Lieutenant F 2d 7th Dec 6-10, 1950
  Adams, Jon D. Private First Class Weapons 2d 1st Sep 4-5, 1952
  Adams, Richard J. Private First Class G 3d 1st Mar 19-20, 1953
  Alexander, George W., Jr. Second Lieutenant   3d 5th Apr 8-9, 1952
  Alley, David W. Private First Class G 3d 5th Nov 30, 1950
KIA Bancroft, Arthur R. First Lieutenant

(VMO-6)

Sep 29, 1950
  Banks, Charles L. Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st Svc   Nov 29-Dec 6, 1950
  Banning, Virgil W. Lieutenant Colonel CO 3d 1st Apr 23, 1951
  Barbosa, Arthur G. Sergeant E 2d 5th Apr 5, 1952
  Barlow, Quinton T. Technical Sergeant E 2d 5th Apr 16, 1952
  Barrett, John M. Corporal F 2d 1st Jun 10, 1951
KIA Barrett, Ora Earl, Jr. Private First Class A 1st 5th Jun 10, 1951
  Barrow, Robert H. Captain A 1st 1st Dec 9 & 10, 1950
  Bates, William H. Second Lieutenant H 3d 5th Jul 24-25, 1953
  Beard, James T. Private B 1st 7th Dec 3, 1950
  Beatty, Robert E. Private First Class I 3d 5th Apr 8-9, 1952
  First Award
Bell, Van D., Jr.
  Gold Star RVN
First Lieutenant B 1st 7th May 29, 1951
  Benavides, Adolfo Private First Class D 2d 1st Oct 6, 1952
  Betts, Elmer R. Corporal HQ 1st Tank   Feb 3, 1953
  Betts, Harrison F. First Lieutenant H 3d 1st Nov 28 & 29, 1950
  Blasongame, Richard N. Corporal Weapons 2d 1st Sep 15-16, 1951
  Blick, Joseph A. Private First Class G 3d 7th Dec 8, 1950
  Bolt, John F. Major 39th F/I 5th AF Jul 11, 1953
KIA Booker, Dorsie H., Jr. First Lieutenant I 3d 5th Dec 2, 1950
KIA Borawski, Walter Carl Technical Sergeant G 3d 1st Jan 13, 1953
  Bowerman, Billie J. Private First Class A 1st 1st May 10, 1952
KIA Braaten, Palmer Sylvester Private First Class I 3d 5th Dec 2, 1950
  Bradley, Bobbie B. Second Lieutenant A 1st 7th Dec 8, 1950
MIA Bradshaw, Charles W. Private First Class E 2d 1st Apr 25-26, 1953
KIA Bratback, Earl Bennett Corporal A 1st 1st Apr 25, 1951
  Breen, Richard R. Captain D 2d 7th Sep 26 & 27, 1950
  Britt, William C. First Lieutenant B 1st 5th Mar 19, 1953
KIA Second Award
Brown, William Perry, Jr.
  First Award (WWII)
Captain

(VMF-323)

Feb 24, 1952
KIA Bryant, Rollins Mason Staff Sergeant A 1st 7th May 28, 1952
  Burr, Phillip J. Second Lieutenant C 1st 7th Oct 6, 1952
  Butler, George H. Master Sergeant D 2d 7th Mar 11, 1951
KIA Butler, Wallace S., Jr. Second Lieutenant A 1st 1st Apr 8, 1953
KIA Caldwell, Crayton Lowell Corporal D 2d 11th Oct 6, 1952
KIA Canney, John Joseph Major XO 3d 5th Nov 28, 1950
KIA Cardillo, Mario J. Private First Class A 1st 5th May 9, 1952
KIA Chadwick, Fred David Sergeant D 2d 5th Jan 31, 1953
  Chain, William B., Jr. Staff Sergeant F 2d 1st Aug 13, 1952
  Chenoweth, Theodore H. Second Lieutenant F 2d 7th Mar 28, 1953
  Chinner, John W. Sergeant C 1st 1st Mar 9, 1951
  Christofferson, Bernard W. First Lieutenant F 2d 5th Nov 28, 1950
KIA Collins, Albert Harvey Private First Class B 1st 1st Sep 21, 1950
  Conaway, Lyle F. Private First Class F 2d 1st Sep 15 -16, 1951
  Counselman, John D. Second Lieutenant G 3d 5th Sep 17 & 26, 1950
  Cross, Frank S. Private First Class G 3d 1st Mar 19-20, 1953
  Daigneault, Donald A. Private First Class D 2d 7th Sep 12, 1951
  Dailey, Joseph W. Technical Sergeant F 2d 5th Feb 25, 1953
KIA Davis, James Carroll Staff Sergeant H 3d 5th Aug 8, 1950
  Demas, John G. Captain H 3d 7th Aug 13-15, 1952
  Dirst, Lloyd V. Chief Warrant Officer MP HQ   Nov 29 & 30, 1950
  Doezema, Richard M. First Lieutenant 11th 3d 1st ROK Apr 24, 1951
  Dukes, Matthew D. Corporal F 2d 1st Sep 14, 1951
  Dunay, Andrew F. Sergeant E 2d 5th Dec 6 & 7, 1950
KIA Ehrlich, Leland Ernest Sergeant Svc 3d 11th Dec 7, 1950
KIA Elliott, Robert J. Private First Class C 1st 7th Jan 26, 1951
KIA Elmore, George William Private First Class G 3d 5th Feb 26, 1951
KIA Elwell, John Robert Private First Class A 1st 5th Feb 3, 1953
  Estey, Ralph F. Captain F 2d 7th Mar 27-28, 1953
  Fauser, David K First Lieutenant A 1st 5th Feb 3, 1953
  Fenwick, John L., Jr. Sergeant A 1st 5th Apr 1951
  Fisher, Joseph R. First Lieutenant I 3d 1st Nov 28-29, 1950
KIA Fitzpatrick, George Francis Private First Class D 2d 5th Jan 31, 1953
KIA Foster, Charlie Sergeant H 3d 7th Nov 6, 1950
KIA Fristock, Edward Master Sergeant D 2d 5th Jun 7, 1951
  Gallagher, James P. Private E 2d 7th Nov 27-28, 1950
KIA Gaul, William Marshall Sergeant I 3d 1st Sep 13 & 14, 1951
KIA George, Walter W. Private First Class F 2d 5th Dec 2, 1950
  Gilligan, Donald W. Private First Class C 1st 1st Oct 27, 1950
  Giovannucci, Joseph L. Private First Class H 3d 7th Sep 11, 1951
KIA Givot, Martin Lionel Second Lieutenant C 1st 7th Oct 26 & 27, 1952
  Green, Rodney J. Private First Class E 2d 1st Sep 4-5, 1952
KIA Guild, John N. Second Lieutenant C 1st 1st Sep 20, 1950
KIA Gzik, Richard Stanley Private First Class M 4th 11th Dec 2, 1950
  Hamby, John H. C. Sergeant G 3d 7th Nov 27, 1950
KIA Harris, Weldon D. Corporal F 2d 5th Sep 23 & 24, 1950
MIA Harris, William F. Lieutenant Colonel CO 3d 7th Dec 7, 1950
KIA Harrison, Roy E. Private First Class B 1st 5th Jun 11, 1951
MIA Harvey, Amon F., Jr. Private First Class I 3d 5th Dec 2, 1950
  Hendrickson, Robert C. Captain G 3d 7th Sep 12, 1951
  Hensley, Howard C., Jr. Sergeant C 3d 1st Jan 13, 1953
  Herndon, Wilbur N. First Lieutenant H 3d 11th Dec 7, 1950
KIA Hightower, Ernest J. Private First Class E 2d 5th Jun 1, 1951
  Hilliard, Frederick E. Second Lieutenant G 3d 1st Dec 16, 1952
  Holladay, Morse L Captain HQ

1st Svc

Nov 29 & 30, 1950
  Holmberg, William C. Second Lieutenant F 2d 1st Jun 13, 1952
  Holt, William P. Private First Class A-T   1st Dec 10, 1950
  Hopkins, John L. Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st 5th Jun 2, 1951
KIA House, Russell J. Corporal E 2d 5th Sep 18, 1950
  Howard, Warren C. Private First Class D 2d 5th Dec 7, 1950
  Hull, Milton A. Captain D 2d 7th Nov 27, 1950
KIA Hyde, David Lee Second Lieutenant H 3d 7th Oct 27, 1952
  Ingemansson, Nils V. Sergeant I 3d 5th Sep 6 & 7, 1952
KIA Jackson, James Edward, Jr. Private First Class I 3d 7th May 17, 1951
KIA Jackson, R. A. Private First Class E 2d 5th Nov 28, 1950
KIA Jenson, Austin Clifford Second Lieutenant B 1st 5th Nov 29, 1950
  Johnson, Horace L., Jr. First Lieutenant H 3d 1st Nov 28 & 29, 1950
  Johnson, Walter P. Private First Class E 2d 5th Jul 5, 1952
  Jones, Donald R. Second Lieutenant A 1st 1st Dec 8, 1950
  Jones, Jack R. Captain C 1st 5th Nov 27-Dec 7, 1950
  Kiser, Harrol First Lieutenant B 1st 7th Dec 3, 1950
  Knox, Edwin L. Technical Sergeant A

1st Eng

Dec 1-3, 1950
  Kohler, Robert D. Private First Class E 2d 5th Mar 3, 1953
  Kramer, Vincent R. Major

Joint Advisory Commission Korea

Jun 30 & Jul 2, 1951
KIA Kurcaba, Joseph Richard First Lieutenant B 1st 7th Oct 21-Dec 8, 1950
KIA Lambert, Donald Francis Second Lieutenant I 3d 7th Jan 8, 1953
  Larson, Jack F. Sergeant D 2d 7th Mar 11, 1951
  Lawrence, James F., Jr. Major XO 2d 7th Dec 6-7, 1950
KIA Lee, Benjamin G. Major   2d 5th Mar 29, 1953
  Lee, Kurt Chew-Een First Lieutenant B 1st 7th Nov 2-3, 1950
KIA Leeds, Joseph Robert Corporal A 1st 1st Dec 8, 1950
KIA Lett, Lawrence Everette Corporal I 3d 1st Oct 27, 1952
KIA Levasseur, Ronald Norman Private First Class I 3d 1st Nov 28-29, 1950
  Little, Charles G. Second Lieutenant F 2d 5th Jun 24-25, 1952
  Litzenberg, Homer L., Jr. Colonel CO   7th Dec 6 & 7, 1950
  Livingston, William J. First Lieutenant Recon HQ   Feb 27, 1953
  Lorence, Herbert M. Captain E 2d 5th Mar 28, 1953
  Louder, Joseph J. Staff Sergeant F 2d 5th Aug 17, 1952
KIA Lourim, William Brian Sergeant A 1st 1st Jun 10, 1951
KIA Lovett, Frank E., Jr. Sergeant F 2d 5th Mar 26, 1953
  Lutz, Eugene L. Sergeant I 3d 1st Jun 26, 1951
  Lutz, Theodore J., Jr. First Lieutenant H 3d 1st Jul 25, 1953
  Mallette, Perry A. Sergeant D 2d 11th Jul 6, 1952
  Markland, Frederick J. Private First Class C 1st A/T   Nov 6, 1950
  Matheney, Richard Private First Class 11th 3d 1st ROK Apr 24, 1951
KIA Matheson, Bruce, Jr. Staff Sergeant E 2d 1st Nov 29, 1950
  McCloskey, Paul Norton, Jr. Second Lieutenant C 1st 5th May 29, 1951
  McClung, William J. III Master Sergeant HQ HQ   Dec 7, 1950
  McGahn, Patrick T., Jr. Second Lieutenant B 1st 5th Apr 22-23, 1951
  McGuire, Thomas P. Sergeant I 3d 7th Jan 8, 1953
  McNaughton, George C. First Lieutenant D 2d 5th Sep 24, 1950
  Meade, John F. Private First Class F 2d 5th Nov 27, 1950
  Melvin, John B. Captain D 2d 5th Mar 26-29, 1953
  Midkiff, Earl D. Private First Class F 2d 7th Nov 3, 1950
  Mize, Charles D. First Lieutenant G 3d 5th Sep 23-27, 1950
  Monroe, Charles H., Jr. Private First Class H 3d 1st Nov 28 & 29, 1950
  Moody, Clarence G., Jr. Captain F 2d 1st Aug 12-13, 1952
KIA Morrison, Anthony George First Lieutenant E 2d 5th Nov 11, 1952
  Murphy, Daniel M. Staff Sergeant E 2d 7th Nov 27 & 28, 1950
  Murray, Benjamin H. Second Lieutenant I 3d 1st Mar 26, 1953
  Second Award
Murray, Raymond Leroy
   First Award (WWII)
Lieutenant Colonel CO   5th Dec 6 & 7, 1950
  Nihart, Franklin B. Lieutenant Colonel CO 2d 1st Sep 15 & 16, 1951
  Nolan, Harvey W. Second Lieutenant B 1st 5th Apr 23, 1951
  Noonkester, Henry E. Sergeant A 1st 1st Dec 9, 1950
MIA Nunez-Juarez, Ramon Private First Class E 2d 1st Aug 9, 1952
KIA Ogden, James Wellington Private First Class B

1st Eng

Nov 30, 1950
  Orsulak, Edmond T. Private First Class G 3d 5th Nov 30-Dec 1, 1950
KIA O'Toole, James William Private First Class D 2d 5th Sep 24, 1950
KIA Parks, Donald L. Second Lieutenant

(VMA-121)

May 6, 1952
KIA Peach, Earl F. Sergeant F 2d 7th Nov 3, 1950
KIA Penney, Chester O., Jr. First Lieutenant C 1st 7th Nov 2-11, 1950
  Peters, Uel D. Captain F 2d 5th Nov 27-Dec 6, 1950
  Petro, George E. Captain A-T   1st Dec 10, 1950
KIA Phillips, Walter Dixon Captain E 2d 7th Nov 27, 1950
  Puckett, Clinton A. Technical Sergeant G 3d 5th Jun 21, 1952

Fifth Award
Puller, Lewis B.
  2@ (Nic), 2@ (WWII), DSC (Korea)
Colonel CO   1st Dec 5-10, 1950
KIA Ramsay, Arlis W. Sergeant Weapons 2d 7th Mar 28, 1953
KIA Raymond, Robert J. Sergeant F 2d 7th Jul 26, 1953
  Read, Benjamin S. Captain H 3d 11th Dec 7, 1950
  Second Award
Reusser, Kenneth L.
   First Award (WWII)
Major (VMF-214) USS Sicily Aug 5, 1950
KIA Roberts, Clayton Leroy Staff Sergeant B 1st 1st Oct 27, 1950
  Robinson, Stanley S. Private E 2d 7th Nov 2-4, 1950
  First Award
Roise, Harold S.
Lieutenant Colonel CO 2d 5th Nov 27-Dec 11, 1950
  Second Award
Roise, Harold S.
Lieutenant Colonel CO 2d 5th Sep 15-26, 1950
  Romero-Nieves, Enrique Private First Class A 1st 7th Oct 26, 1952
  Rowe, John A. Second Lieutenant D 2d 7th May 31, 1952
  Roy, Franklin D. Sergeant HQ   11th Oct 26, 1952
KIA Rust, Charles Vernon Corporal B 1st 7th Sep 12, 1951
KIA Ryan, Howard Sergeant I 3d 7th Oct 7, 1952
  Salsberry, Robert B. Corporal I 3d 5th Sep 26, 1950
  Sawyer, Webb D. Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st 7th Apr 22-25, 1951
  Scott, James E. Sergeant H&S   5th Nov 30, 1950
  Seeburger, Edward H. First Lieutenant Dog-Easy   7th Nov 27-Dec 2, 1950
  Seldal, Russell J. Private First Class B 1st 11th Dec 4, 1950
  Shonk, Walter C. Private First Class A 1st 5th Jun 10, 1951
  Sigmund, Louis J. Private First Class E 2d 5th Nov 28, 1951
KIA Smalley, Lloyd Buchanan Sergeant Recon HQ   Dec 8, 1952
KIA Smith, David E. Sergeant F 2d 7th Jul 9, 1953
KIA Smith, H. J. First Lieutenant D 2d 5th Sep 24, 1950
  Smith, Loren R. First Lieutenant C 1st 5th Nov 28, 1950
  Smith, Raymond C. Private First Class H 3d 7th Oct 6, 1952
  Smith, Samuel S., Jr. Captain D 2d 5th Dec 6 & 7, 1950
  Snelling, Edward W. Second Lieutenant H 3d 1st Nov 28 & 29, 1950
  Southall, James B. Sergeant I 3d 5th Sep 14, 1951
KIA Stephen, James William Sergeant H 3d 7th Oct 6, 1952
  Stevens, John W. II Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st 5th Nov 27-Dec 11, 1950
  Stewart, Roy L. Private First Class A 1st 5th Jul 16-17, 1953
  Stouffer, Frederick E. Private First Class A 1st 7th Dec 8, 1950
KIA Stropes, Dale L. Master Sergeant I 3d 5th Dec 2, 1950
KIA Sulliman, George Simon First Lieutenant H 3d 1st Apr 24, 1951
  Sutter, Allan Lieutenant Colonel CO 2d 1st Nov 25-Dec 10, 1950
  Swigart, Oral R., Jr. First Lieutenant G 3d 1st Jul 24 & 25, 1953
KIA Taft, Kenneth E., Jr. Captain H 3d 5th Mar 26, 1953
  Taplett, Robert D. Lieutenant Colonel CO 3d 5th Nov 28-Dec 10, 1950
KIA Thomas, Francis Robert, Jr. Private First Class C 1st 7th Oct 27, 1952
KIA Thompson, Will Allen Staff Sergeant C 1st 7th Oct 6, 1952
KIA Tidwell, Gerald Gladden Second Lieutenant B 1st A/T   Dec 24, 1950
KIA Toland, Donald Timothy Corporal C 1st 7th May 28, 1951
  Touchette, Robert F. Sergeant A 1st 7th May 28, 1952
KIA Umbaugh, Ernest Junior Staff Sergeant A 1st 1st Dec 9, 1950
KIA Valentine, Earl Lester, Jr. Second Lieutenant H 3d 1st Aug 25-26, 1952
  Vestal, Lucian L. First Lieutenant F 2d 5th May 28, 1951
KIA Walter, Stephen C. Sergeant C 1st 7th Jul 17-18, 1953
KIA Walz, Ralph L. Captain F 2d 5th Mar 29, 1953
  Ward, Joseph M. Sergeant C 1st 5th Sep 19, 1950
  Wasson, Marvin L. Private First Class A-T   1st Dec 10, 1950
  Watson, John E. Second Lieutenant H&S 3d 1st Aug 12 & 13, 1952
  First Award
Wawrzyniak, Stanley J.
Technical Sergeant E 2d 5th Apr 16, 1952
  Second Award
Wawrzyniak, Stanley J.
Staff Sergeant F 2d 5th Sep 19, 1951
  Weisgerber, William D. Staff Sergeant I 3d 7th Oct 2, 1952
  West, Robley E. Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st 1st Apr 23-24, 1951
  Westerman, Jack First Lieutenant G 3d 5th Aug 10, 1950
KIA Williams, Jack Vernon Corporal E 2d 5th Dec 6-7, 1950
KIA Williams, Leslie Conrad Second Lieutenant A 1st 7th Dec 1, 1950
  Wilson, Frank E. Captain

(VMO-6)

Apr 13, 1951
KIA Wilson, Loyd Junior Private First Class Weapons 1st 7th Oct 6, 1952
  Wolf, Wilmot H. Technical Sergeant H 3d 5th Nov 24, 1952
  Word, John G. Second Lieutenant I 3d 5th Sep 5-7, 1952
KIA Worster, Vance Olland Private First Class HQ   11th Oct 26, 1952

Second Award
Yancey, John
  
First Award (WWII)
First Lieutenant E 2d 7th Nov 27-28, 1950
KIA Yates, George W. First Lieutenant B 1st 7th Apr 8-9, 1953
  Recipient Name Rank Company Bn Reg Date of Action
  Abell, Welton R. First Lieutenant F 2d 7th Dec 6-10, 1950
  Adams, Jon D. Private First Class Weapons 2d 1st Sep 4-5, 1952
  Adams, Richard J. Private First Class G 3d 1st Mar 19-20, 1953
  Alexander, George W., Jr. Second Lieutenant   3d 5th Apr 8-9, 1952
  Alley, David W. Private First Class G 3d 5th Nov 30, 1950
KIA Bancroft, Arthur R. First Lieutenant

(VMO-6)

Sep 29, 1950
  Banks, Charles L. Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st Svc   Nov 29-Dec 6, 1950
  Banning, Virgil W. Lieutenant Colonel CO 3d 1st Apr 23, 1951
  Barbosa, Arthur G. Sergeant E 2d 5th Apr 5, 1952
  Barlow, Quinton T. Technical Sergeant E 2d 5th Apr 16, 1952
  Barrett, John M. Corporal F 2d 1st Jun 10, 1951
KIA Barrett, Ora Earl, Jr. Private First Class A 1st 5th Jun 10, 1951
  Barrow, Robert H. Captain A 1st 1st Dec 9 & 10, 1950
  Bates, William H. Second Lieutenant H 3d 5th Jul 24-25, 1953
  Beard, James T. Private B 1st 7th Dec 3, 1950
  Beatty, Robert E. Private First Class I 3d 5th Apr 8-9, 1952
  First Award
Bell, Van D., Jr.
  Gold Star RVN
First Lieutenant B 1st 7th May 29, 1951
  Benavides, Adolfo Private First Class D 2d 1st Oct 6, 1952
  Betts, Elmer R. Corporal HQ 1st Tank   Feb 3, 1953
  Betts, Harrison F. First Lieutenant H 3d 1st Nov 28 & 29, 1950
  Blasongame, Richard N. Corporal Weapons 2d 1st Sep 15-16, 1951
  Blick, Joseph A. Private First Class G 3d 7th Dec 8, 1950
  Bolt, John F. Major 39th F/I 5th AF Jul 11, 1953
KIA Booker, Dorsie H., Jr. First Lieutenant I 3d 5th Dec 2, 1950
KIA Borawski, Walter Carl Technical Sergeant G 3d 1st Jan 13, 1953
  Bowerman, Billie J. Private First Class A 1st 1st May 10, 1952
KIA Braaten, Palmer Sylvester Private First Class I 3d 5th Dec 2, 1950
  Bradley, Bobbie B. Second Lieutenant A 1st 7th Dec 8, 1950
MIA Bradshaw, Charles W. Private First Class E 2d 1st Apr 25-26, 1953
KIA Bratback, Earl Bennett Corporal A 1st 1st Apr 25, 1951
  Breen, Richard R. Captain D 2d 7th Sep 26 & 27, 1950
  Britt, William C. First Lieutenant B 1st 5th Mar 19, 1953
KIA Second Award
Brown, William Perry, Jr.
  First Award (WWII)
Captain

(VMF-323)

Feb 24, 1952
KIA Bryant, Rollins Mason Staff Sergeant A 1st 7th May 28, 1952
  Burr, Phillip J. Second Lieutenant C 1st 7th Oct 6, 1952
  Butler, George H. Master Sergeant D 2d 7th Mar 11, 1951
KIA Butler, Wallace S., Jr. Second Lieutenant A 1st 1st Apr 8, 1953
KIA Caldwell, Crayton Lowell Corporal D 2d 11th Oct 6, 1952
KIA Canney, John Joseph Major XO 3d 5th Nov 28, 1950
KIA Cardillo, Mario J. Private First Class A 1st 5th May 9, 1952
KIA Chadwick, Fred David Sergeant D 2d 5th Jan 31, 1953
  Chain, William B., Jr. Staff Sergeant F 2d 1st Aug 13, 1952
  Chenoweth, Theodore H. Second Lieutenant F 2d 7th Mar 28, 1953
  Chinner, John W. Sergeant C 1st 1st Mar 9, 1951
  Christofferson, Bernard W. First Lieutenant F 2d 5th Nov 28, 1950
KIA Collins, Albert Harvey Private First Class B 1st 1st Sep 21, 1950
  Conaway, Lyle F. Private First Class F 2d 1st Sep 15 -16, 1951
  Counselman, John D. Second Lieutenant G 3d 5th Sep 17 & 26, 1950
  Cross, Frank S. Private First Class G 3d 1st Mar 19-20, 1953
  Daigneault, Donald A. Private First Class D 2d 7th Sep 12, 1951
  Dailey, Joseph W. Technical Sergeant F 2d 5th Feb 25, 1953
KIA Davis, James Carroll Staff Sergeant H 3d 5th Aug 8, 1950
  Demas, John G. Captain H 3d 7th Aug 13-15, 1952
  Dirst, Lloyd V. Chief Warrant Officer MP HQ   Nov 29 & 30, 1950
  Doezema, Richard M. First Lieutenant 11th 3d 1st ROK Apr 24, 1951
  Dukes, Matthew D. Corporal F 2d 1st Sep 14, 1951
  Dunay, Andrew F. Sergeant E 2d 5th Dec 6 & 7, 1950
KIA Ehrlich, Leland Ernest Sergeant Svc 3d 11th Dec 7, 1950
KIA Elliott, Robert J. Private First Class C 1st 7th Jan 26, 1951
KIA Elmore, George William Private First Class G 3d 5th Feb 26, 1951
KIA Elwell, John Robert Private First Class A 1st 5th Feb 3, 1953
  Estey, Ralph F. Captain F 2d 7th Mar 27-28, 1953
  Fauser, David K First Lieutenant A 1st 5th Feb 3, 1953
  Fenwick, John L., Jr. Sergeant A 1st 5th Apr 1951
  Fisher, Joseph R. First Lieutenant I 3d 1st Nov 28-29, 1950
KIA Fitzpatrick, George Francis Private First Class D 2d 5th Jan 31, 1953
KIA Foster, Charlie Sergeant H 3d 7th Nov 6, 1950
KIA Fristock, Edward Master Sergeant D 2d 5th Jun 7, 1951
  Gallagher, James P. Private E 2d 7th Nov 27-28, 1950
KIA Gaul, William Marshall Sergeant I 3d 1st Sep 13 & 14, 1951
KIA George, Walter W. Private First Class F 2d 5th Dec 2, 1950
  Gilligan, Donald W. Private First Class C 1st 1st Oct 27, 1950
  Giovannucci, Joseph L. Private First Class H 3d 7th Sep 11, 1951
KIA Givot, Martin Lionel Second Lieutenant C 1st 7th Oct 26 & 27, 1952
  Green, Rodney J. Private First Class E 2d 1st Sep 4-5, 1952
KIA Guild, John N. Second Lieutenant C 1st 1st Sep 20, 1950
KIA Gzik, Richard Stanley Private First Class M 4th 11th Dec 2, 1950
  Hamby, John H. C. Sergeant G 3d 7th Nov 27, 1950
KIA Harris, Weldon D. Corporal F 2d 5th Sep 23 & 24, 1950
MIA Harris, William F. Lieutenant Colonel CO 3d 7th Dec 7, 1950
KIA Harrison, Roy E. Private First Class B 1st 5th Jun 11, 1951
MIA Harvey, Amon F., Jr. Private First Class I 3d 5th Dec 2, 1950
  Hendrickson, Robert C. Captain G 3d 7th Sep 12, 1951
  Hensley, Howard C., Jr. Sergeant C 3d 1st Jan 13, 1953
  Herndon, Wilbur N. First Lieutenant H 3d 11th Dec 7, 1950
KIA Hightower, Ernest J. Private First Class E 2d 5th Jun 1, 1951
  Hilliard, Frederick E. Second Lieutenant G 3d 1st Dec 16, 1952
  Holladay, Morse L Captain HQ

1st Svc

Nov 29 & 30, 1950
  Holmberg, William C. Second Lieutenant F 2d 1st Jun 13, 1952
  Holt, William P. Private First Class A-T   1st Dec 10, 1950
  Hopkins, John L. Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st 5th Jun 2, 1951
KIA House, Russell J. Corporal E 2d 5th Sep 18, 1950
  Howard, Warren C. Private First Class D 2d 5th Dec 7, 1950
  Hull, Milton A. Captain D 2d 7th Nov 27, 1950
KIA Hyde, David Lee Second Lieutenant H 3d 7th Oct 27, 1952
  Ingemansson, Nils V. Sergeant I 3d 5th Sep 6 & 7, 1952
KIA Jackson, James Edward, Jr. Private First Class I 3d 7th May 17, 1951
KIA Jackson, R. A. Private First Class E 2d 5th Nov 28, 1950
KIA Jenson, Austin Clifford Second Lieutenant B 1st 5th Nov 29, 1950
  Johnson, Horace L., Jr. First Lieutenant H 3d 1st Nov 28 & 29, 1950
  Johnson, Walter P. Private First Class E 2d 5th Jul 5, 1952
  Jones, Donald R. Second Lieutenant A 1st 1st Dec 8, 1950
  Jones, Jack R. Captain C 1st 5th Nov 27-Dec 7, 1950
  Kiser, Harrol First Lieutenant B 1st 7th Dec 3, 1950
  Knox, Edwin L. Technical Sergeant A

1st Eng

Dec 1-3, 1950
  Kohler, Robert D. Private First Class E 2d 5th Mar 3, 1953
  Kramer, Vincent R. Major

Joint Advisory Commission Korea

Jun 30 & Jul 2, 1951
KIA Kurcaba, Joseph Richard First Lieutenant B 1st 7th Oct 21-Dec 8, 1950
KIA Lambert, Donald Francis Second Lieutenant I 3d 7th Jan 8, 1953
  Larson, Jack F. Sergeant D 2d 7th Mar 11, 1951
  Lawrence, James F., Jr. Major XO 2d 7th Dec 6-7, 1950
KIA Lee, Benjamin G. Major   2d 5th Mar 29, 1953
  Lee, Kurt Chew-Een First Lieutenant B 1st 7th Nov 2-3, 1950
KIA Leeds, Joseph Robert Corporal A 1st 1st Dec 8, 1950
KIA Lett, Lawrence Everette Corporal I 3d 1st Oct 27, 1952
KIA Levasseur, Ronald Norman Private First Class I 3d 1st Nov 28-29, 1950
  Little, Charles G. Second Lieutenant F 2d 5th Jun 24-25, 1952
  Litzenberg, Homer L., Jr. Colonel CO   7th Dec 6 & 7, 1950
  Livingston, William J. First Lieutenant Recon HQ   Feb 27, 1953
  Lorence, Herbert M. Captain E 2d 5th Mar 28, 1953
  Louder, Joseph J. Staff Sergeant F 2d 5th Aug 17, 1952
KIA Lourim, William Brian Sergeant A 1st 1st Jun 10, 1951
KIA Lovett, Frank E., Jr. Sergeant F 2d 5th Mar 26, 1953
  Lutz, Eugene L. Sergeant I 3d 1st Jun 26, 1951
  Lutz, Theodore J., Jr. First Lieutenant H 3d 1st Jul 25, 1953
  Mallette, Perry A. Sergeant D 2d 11th Jul 6, 1952
  Markland, Frederick J. Private First Class C 1st A/T   Nov 6, 1950
  Matheney, Richard Private First Class 11th 3d 1st ROK Apr 24, 1951
KIA Matheson, Bruce, Jr. Staff Sergeant E 2d 1st Nov 29, 1950
  McCloskey, Paul Norton, Jr. Second Lieutenant C 1st 5th May 29, 1951
  McClung, William J. III Master Sergeant HQ HQ   Dec 7, 1950
  McGahn, Patrick T., Jr. Second Lieutenant B 1st 5th Apr 22-23, 1951
  McGuire, Thomas P. Sergeant I 3d 7th Jan 8, 1953
  McNaughton, George C. First Lieutenant D 2d 5th Sep 24, 1950
  Meade, John F. Private First Class F 2d 5th Nov 27, 1950
  Melvin, John B. Captain D 2d 5th Mar 26-29, 1953
  Midkiff, Earl D. Private First Class F 2d 7th Nov 3, 1950
  Mize, Charles D. First Lieutenant G 3d 5th Sep 23-27, 1950
  Monroe, Charles H., Jr. Private First Class H 3d 1st Nov 28 & 29, 1950
  Moody, Clarence G., Jr. Captain F 2d 1st Aug 12-13, 1952
KIA Morrison, Anthony George First Lieutenant E 2d 5th Nov 11, 1952
  Murphy, Daniel M. Staff Sergeant E 2d 7th Nov 27 & 28, 1950
  Murray, Benjamin H. Second Lieutenant I 3d 1st Mar 26, 1953
  Second Award
Murray, Raymond Leroy
   First Award (WWII)
Lieutenant Colonel CO   5th Dec 6 & 7, 1950
  Nihart, Franklin B. Lieutenant Colonel CO 2d 1st Sep 15 & 16, 1951
  Nolan, Harvey W. Second Lieutenant B 1st 5th Apr 23, 1951
  Noonkester, Henry E. Sergeant A 1st 1st Dec 9, 1950
MIA Nunez-Juarez, Ramon Private First Class E 2d 1st Aug 9, 1952
KIA Ogden, James Wellington Private First Class B

1st Eng

Nov 30, 1950
  Orsulak, Edmond T. Private First Class G 3d 5th Nov 30-Dec 1, 1950
KIA O'Toole, James William Private First Class D 2d 5th Sep 24, 1950
KIA Parks, Donald L. Second Lieutenant

(VMA-121)

May 6, 1952
KIA Peach, Earl F. Sergeant F 2d 7th Nov 3, 1950
KIA Penney, Chester O., Jr. First Lieutenant C 1st 7th Nov 2-11, 1950
  Peters, Uel D. Captain F 2d 5th Nov 27-Dec 6, 1950
  Petro, George E. Captain A-T   1st Dec 10, 1950
KIA Phillips, Walter Dixon Captain E 2d 7th Nov 27, 1950
  Puckett, Clinton A. Technical Sergeant G 3d 5th Jun 21, 1952

Fifth Award
Puller, Lewis B.
  2@ (Nic), 2@ (WWII), DSC (Korea)
Colonel CO   1st Dec 5-10, 1950
KIA Ramsay, Arlis W. Sergeant Weapons 2d 7th Mar 28, 1953
KIA Raymond, Robert J. Sergeant F 2d 7th Jul 26, 1953
  Read, Benjamin S. Captain H 3d 11th Dec 7, 1950
  Second Award
Reusser, Kenneth L.
   First Award (WWII)
Major (VMF-214) USS Sicily Aug 5, 1950
KIA Roberts, Clayton Leroy Staff Sergeant B 1st 1st Oct 27, 1950
  Robinson, Stanley S. Private E 2d 7th Nov 2-4, 1950
  First Award
Roise, Harold S.
Lieutenant Colonel CO 2d 5th Nov 27-Dec 11, 1950
  Second Award
Roise, Harold S.
Lieutenant Colonel CO 2d 5th Sep 15-26, 1950
  Romero-Nieves, Enrique Private First Class A 1st 7th Oct 26, 1952
  Rowe, John A. Second Lieutenant D 2d 7th May 31, 1952
  Roy, Franklin D. Sergeant HQ   11th Oct 26, 1952
KIA Rust, Charles Vernon Corporal B 1st 7th Sep 12, 1951
KIA Ryan, Howard Sergeant I 3d 7th Oct 7, 1952
  Salsberry, Robert B. Corporal I 3d 5th Sep 26, 1950
  Sawyer, Webb D. Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st 7th Apr 22-25, 1951
  Scott, James E. Sergeant H&S   5th Nov 30, 1950
  Seeburger, Edward H. First Lieutenant Dog-Easy   7th Nov 27-Dec 2, 1950
  Seldal, Russell J. Private First Class B 1st 11th Dec 4, 1950
  Shonk, Walter C. Private First Class A 1st 5th Jun 10, 1951
  Sigmund, Louis J. Private First Class E 2d 5th Nov 28, 1951
KIA Smalley, Lloyd Buchanan Sergeant Recon HQ   Dec 8, 1952
KIA Smith, David E. Sergeant F 2d 7th Jul 9, 1953
KIA Smith, H. J. First Lieutenant D 2d 5th Sep 24, 1950
  Smith, Loren R. First Lieutenant C 1st 5th Nov 28, 1950
  Smith, Raymond C. Private First Class H 3d 7th Oct 6, 1952
  Smith, Samuel S., Jr. Captain D 2d 5th Dec 6 & 7, 1950
  Snelling, Edward W. Second Lieutenant H 3d 1st Nov 28 & 29, 1950
  Southall, James B. Sergeant I 3d 5th Sep 14, 1951
KIA Stephen, James William Sergeant H 3d 7th Oct 6, 1952
  Stevens, John W. II Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st 5th Nov 27-Dec 11, 1950
  Stewart, Roy L. Private First Class A 1st 5th Jul 16-17, 1953
  Stouffer, Frederick E. Private First Class A 1st 7th Dec 8, 1950
KIA Stropes, Dale L. Master Sergeant I 3d 5th Dec 2, 1950
KIA Sulliman, George Simon First Lieutenant H 3d 1st Apr 24, 1951
  Sutter, Allan Lieutenant Colonel CO 2d 1st Nov 25-Dec 10, 1950
  Swigart, Oral R., Jr. First Lieutenant G 3d 1st Jul 24 & 25, 1953
KIA Taft, Kenneth E., Jr. Captain H 3d 5th Mar 26, 1953
  Taplett, Robert D. Lieutenant Colonel CO 3d 5th Nov 28-Dec 10, 1950
KIA Thomas, Francis Robert, Jr. Private First Class C 1st 7th Oct 27, 1952
KIA Thompson, Will Allen Staff Sergeant C 1st 7th Oct 6, 1952
KIA Tidwell, Gerald Gladden Second Lieutenant B 1st A/T   Dec 24, 1950
KIA Toland, Donald Timothy Corporal C 1st 7th May 28, 1951
  Touchette, Robert F. Sergeant A 1st 7th May 28, 1952
KIA Umbaugh, Ernest Junior Staff Sergeant A 1st 1st Dec 9, 1950
KIA Valentine, Earl Lester, Jr. Second Lieutenant H 3d 1st Aug 25-26, 1952
  Vestal, Lucian L. First Lieutenant F 2d 5th May 28, 1951
KIA Walter, Stephen C. Sergeant C 1st 7th Jul 17-18, 1953
KIA Walz, Ralph L. Captain F 2d 5th Mar 29, 1953
  Ward, Joseph M. Sergeant C 1st 5th Sep 19, 1950
  Wasson, Marvin L. Private First Class A-T   1st Dec 10, 1950
  Watson, John E. Second Lieutenant H&S 3d 1st Aug 12 & 13, 1952
  First Award
Wawrzyniak, Stanley J.
Technical Sergeant E 2d 5th Apr 16, 1952
  Second Award
Wawrzyniak, Stanley J.
Staff Sergeant F 2d 5th Sep 19, 1951
  Weisgerber, William D. Staff Sergeant I 3d 7th Oct 2, 1952
  West, Robley E. Lieutenant Colonel CO 1st 1st Apr 23-24, 1951
  Westerman, Jack First Lieutenant G 3d 5th Aug 10, 1950
KIA Williams, Jack Vernon Corporal E 2d 5th Dec 6-7, 1950
KIA Williams, Leslie Conrad Second Lieutenant A 1st 7th Dec 1, 1950
  Wilson, Frank E. Captain

(VMO-6)

Apr 13, 1951
KIA Wilson, Loyd Junior Private First Class Weapons 1st 7th Oct 6, 1952
  Wolf, Wilmot H. Technical Sergeant H 3d 5th Nov 24, 1952
  Word, John G. Second Lieutenant I 3d 5th Sep 5-7, 1952
KIA Worster, Vance Olland Private First Class HQ   11th Oct 26, 1952

Second Award
Yancey, John
  
First Award (WWII)
First Lieutenant E 2d 7th Nov 27-28, 1950
KIA Yates, George W. First Lieutenant B 1st 7th Apr 8-9, 1953

 

Three members of the US Army also earned Navy Crosses in Korea
  Olihovik, John Cpt. Feb 20, 1951 Aviator, 7th Infantry Div.
* Page, John U.D. LTC Dec 10, 1950 X Corps Artillery
Also Earned the MOH
  Speir, Frank  Maj. Sep 19, 1950 U.S. Army

 

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