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Corrections to the 

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Corrections to information in the Official Roll of Honor or related Medal of Honor citations are rare and difficult to effect.  Below are notable corrections.  Click HERE to see a list of unofficial corrections (based upon new information we have received) that you may wish to note for your own records.

Official Corrections:

Recipient Old Information Corrected Information
Herbert Littleton
USMC - Korean War
Accredited To:  Black Hawk, SD Accredited to:  Nampa, ID
Action taken at the request of Idaho Congressman Frank Church [DOCUMENTATION]
Elden Johnson
US Army - WWII
johnson_elden.JPG (112677 bytes)  City of Birth changed from Bivale to Bivalve
     

 

 

Unofficial Corrections:

Recipient Old Information Corrected Information
Charles L. Thomas
USA-Indian Campaigns
Presentation Status:  Posthumous
Date of Death:  24 February 1893
Date Of Death:  13 November 1923
This information was provided by Mr. Thomas great-grandson.
[DOCUMENTATION]
J Elliott Williams
USN-Vietnam
Date Of Birth:  13 June 1930 Date Of Birth:  13 November 1930
This information was provided by Mr. Williams' widow Elaine shortly after his death in 1999.
Macario Garcia
USA-WWII
First Name: Marcario First Name:  Macario
While most official sources list SSgt Garcia's first name as Marcario, we have been advised by friends of the family that this is in error. His headstone reflects the spelling also given by the family.
     

 

 

 

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