WILKINSON, THEODORE STARK, JR.
Rank and organization: Ensign, U.S. Navy. Born:
22 December 1888, Annapolis, Md. Appointed from: Louisiana. G.O. No.: 177,
4 December 1915. Other Navy award: Distinguished Service Medal with gold stars in
lieu of 2 additional DSM's.
For distinguished conduct in battle,
engagements of Vera Cruz, 21 and 22 April 1914. Ens. Wilkinson was in both days' fighting
at the head of his company and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men
with skill and courage .