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Hometown Heroes of the

BUCKEYE STATE

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Ohio

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2   MOH Recipients Currently Live In Ohio

253 Medals of Honor are Accredited to Ohio

  • Though NO American President has ever worn the Medal of Honor, the sons of two have received the Award.   Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. received the Medal during World War II and during the Philippine Insurection OHIO's WEBB COOK HAYES (son of President Hayes) received the Medal of Honor.

  • The first Medal's of Honor for aerial combat were awarded during World War I, and that war's "Ace of Aces" was Ohio's EDDIE RICKENBACKER.

  • Our Nation's Youngest Living Medal of Honor recipient is Ohio's GORDON ROBERTS who received the Medal for action in Vietnam.

  • bn_green.gif (852 bytes)On December 8, 2000 the Air Force Cross posthumously awarded to Airman 1/c William Pitsenbarger was upgraded to the Medal of Honor.  You can click on the green button at left to read his story.

"For Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity in Action At the Risk of Life Above and Beyond the Call of Duty"

 

Due the large number of Medals of Honor accredited to Ohio we have divided the Recipients into four separate pages.

Civil War
(154)

Indian Campaigns
(42)

Other Wars
(55)

Born in OH with MOHs Accredited to other States (68)

 

RECIPIENT'S NAME Branch PLACE OF BIRTH MOH ACCREDITED TO:
Spanish-American War

Baker, Jr., Edward Lee

Army

Platte River, WY

Cincinnati, OH

Brookin (Brookins), Oscar

Army

Byron, WI

Green County, OH

Wende, Bruno

Army

Germany

Canton, OH

Philippine Insurrection

Bickham, Charles Goodwin

Army

Dayton, OH

Dayton, OH

Hayes, Webb Cook

Army

Cincinnati, OH

Fremont, OH

**Logan, Jr., John Alexander

Army

Carbondale, IL

Youngstown, OH

China (Boxer Rebellion)

Hanford, Burke

Navy

Toledo, OH

Ohio

Williams, Jay P.

Navy

Orland, IN

Ohio

Mexican Campaign

Beasley, Harry C.

Navy

Ohio

Ohio

Harner, Joseph Gabriel

Navy

Louisville, OH

Ohio

Reid, George Croghan

USMC

Lorain, OH

Ohio

Haitian Campaign

Ostermann, Edward Albert

USMC

Columbus, OH

Ohio

World War I

**Baesel, Albert E.

Army

Berea, OH

Berea, OH

McGunigal, Patrick

Navy

Hubbard, OH

Ohio

Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

Army AS

Columbus, OH

Columbus, OH

World War II

**Antolak, Sylvester

Army

Clairsville, OH

Clairsville, OH

**Baker, Addison Earl

Army AC

Chicago, IL

Akron, OH

Bennett, Edward Andrew

Army

Middleport, OH

Middleport, OH

**Berry, Charles Joseph

USMC

Lorain, OH

Ohio

**Christian, Herbert F.

Army

Byesville, OH

Steubenville, OH

**Cicchetti, Joseph J.

Army

Waynesburg, OH

Waynesburg, OH

**Craig, Robert

Army

Scotland

Toledo, OH

**Deleau, Jr., Emile

Army

Lansing, OH

Blaine, OH

**Epperson, Harold Glenn

USMC

Akron, OH

Ohio

**Foster, William Adelbert

USMC

Cleveland, OH

Ohio

Gary, Donald Arthur

Navy

Findlay, OH

Ohio

**Hall, Lewis R.

Army

Bloom , OH

Columbus, OH

**Hastings, Joe R.

Army

Malvern, OH

Magnolia, OH

**Kefurt, Gus

Army

Greenville, PA

Youngstown, OH

**Kessler, Patrick L.

Army

Middletown, OH

Middletown, OH

**Kidd, Isaac Campbell

Navy

Cleveland, OH

Ohio

**Martin, Harry Linn

USMC

Bucyrus, OH

Ohio

**Mason, Leonard Foster

USMC

Middlesboro, KY

Ohio

Mayfield, Melvin

Army

Salem, WV

Nashport, OH

**Metzger, Jr., William Edward

Army AC

Lima, OH

Lima, OH

**Petrarca, Frank Joseph

Army

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH

**Scott, Robert Raymond

Navy

Massillon, OH

Ohio

**Stein, Tony

USMC

Dayton, OH

Ohio

**Towle, John Roderick

Army

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH

**Ward, James Richard

Navy

Springfield, OH

Springfield, OH

**Woodford, Howard E.

Army

Barberton, OH

Barberton, OH

**Young, Rodger W.

Army

Tiffin, OH

Clyde, OH

Korean War

**Baugh, William Bernard

USMC

McKinney, KY

Harrison, OH

L

Rosser, Ronald Eugene

Army

Columbus, OH

Crooksville, OH

Vietnam

**Dickey, Douglas Eugene

USMC

Greenville, OH

Cincinnati, OH

**Estocin, Michael John

Navy

Turtle Creek, PA

Akron, OH

**Fleek, Charles Clinton

Army

Petersburg, KY

Cincinnati, OH

L

Herda, Frank Aloysious

Army

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH

**Lapointe, Jr., Joseph Guy

Army

Dayton, OH

Cincinnati, OH

**Newlin, Melvin Earl

USMC

Wellsville, OH

Cleveland, OH

**Paul, Joe Calvin

USMC

Williamsburg, KY

Dayton, OH

**Pitsenbarger, William USAF Piqua, OH Piqua, OH

L

Roberts, Gordon Ray

Army

Middletown, OH

Cincinnati, OH

**Winder, David Francis

Army

Edinboro, PA

Columbus, OH

Peace Time Awards

Jardine, Alexander

Navy

Inverness, Scotland

Ohio

Stupka, Laddie

Navy

Cleveland, OH

Ohio

 

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