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Recipients of the Medal of Honor, Marine Corps Brevet Medal, 
Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, and Air Force Cross

Revised and Updated: August 11, 2006

Cisneros, Luz A. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Tolley, Herbert L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)

City/County

Name and Award Details 
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Arizona Territory Alchesay, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Blanquet - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Elsatsoosh - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Jim - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Kelsay - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Kosoha - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Machol - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Nannasaddie - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Nantaje - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Adair (B) Whipple, Columbus - DSC (WWI)
Ajo Hollis, George G. - DSC (WWI)
Bisbee House, William Hiram - NC (WWII)
  (B) Smith, Chester Carl - 2 NCs (WWII)
Budkeye Savage, Merritt M. - NC (WWII)
Camp Verde Alchesay, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Chapman, Robert L. - DSC (WWII)
  Jim - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Chrysotile Comina, Louis (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Clarkdale Perry, Robert K. - DSC (WWII)
Cochise Beal, Edward N. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Terry, DeWitt S. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Congress Junction Horgan, Harry B. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Douglas Doan, Leander L. - DSC (WWII)
  Fleet, George T. - DSC (WWI)
  Greene, Edward B. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Leonard, William Nicholas - 2 NCs (WWII)
  (B) Pilchner, Warren Fitch, Jr. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Wilson, Ray E., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Duncan Nation, James - DSC (WWI)
Edinburg Gonzales, Julian - DSC (WWII)
Flagstaff McCuddin, Leo Bob - NC (WWII)
  Robison, Edward M. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Jack, Samuel S. - NC (Nicaragua)
Fort Huachuca (B) Patch, Joseph D. - DSC (WWI)
Fort McDowell (B) Dravo, Charles A. - DSC (WWI)
Fort Thomas Willis, Jasper (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Franklin (B) Gale, Hugh K. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Glendale Jack, Samuel S. - NC (Nicaragua)
  Sakato, George T. - MOH (WWII)
  Santa Cruz, Jose Angel (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  (B) Savage, Merritt M. - NC (WWII)
Globe (B) Pendleton, Walton Barclay - NC (WWII)
Higley Williams, Jack Vernon (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Jerome Wilson, Frank E. - NC (Korea)
Kingman Beach, William Burdett - DSC (WWI)
Komatke Morris, Joshua (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Liberty (B) Butler, John Clarence (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Maricopa Deemer, George R. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Griego, Simon (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Lederer, Edward R. - DSC (Korea)
  St. Clair, Charley L. - DSC (Korea)
Maricopa County Harris, Arizona T. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Lemon, Stanley S. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Miami Mendoza, Manuel Verdugo - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Paredes, Osbaldo Rivera (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Nogales Littlejohn, Kenneth S. - DSC (WWI)
Phoenix Austin, Oscar Palmer (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Bacon, Nicky Daniel - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Butler, John Clarence (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Curran, John Dehaas (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Donegan, John M. - DSC (WWII)
  Ferguson, Frederick Edgar - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Herrera, Silvestre Santana - MOH (WWII)
  Higley, James S. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Jimenez, Jose Francisco (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Lauffer, Billy Lane (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Luke, Frank, Jr. (KIA) - MOH (WWI), 2DSCs (WWI)
  Perry, Elton Stacy (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Pruitt, John Henry (KIA) - Army MOH (WWI), Navy MOH (Same Action)
  Walsh, Richard John, Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Williams, Leslie Conrad (KIA) - NC (Korea)
  (B) Cotton, John W. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Pritchett, Benjamin F., Jr. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Williams, Jack Vernon (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Pima Eiler, Richard O. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  (B) Holladay, Morse L - NC (Korea)
Pima County Sprinkle, John D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Squire, William F. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Poston Madokoro, Harry F. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Prescott Mitchell, Edward J. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Higley, James S. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Joralmon, Deforest Quentin - NC (WWII)
Sacaton (B) Morris, Joshua (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Safford Swift, Joseph (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Winsor, Andrew N. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
San Carlos Chiquito - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Rowdy - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Scottsdale Moncavage, David John (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Sedonia Brennan, John J. - DSC (WWII)
Snowflake Whipple, Columbus - DSC (WWI)
Sun City West Evans, Jack L. - DSC (WWII)
Superior Whitlow, Charles F. - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Dunagan, Kern Wayne - MOH (Vietnam War)
Tempe Finch, Robert L. - DSC (WWI)
  Mann, Bennie H., Jr. - NC (Vietnam)
Thatcher Winsor, Andrew N. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  (B) Nation, James - DSC (WWI)
Tucson Bland, Vernon N. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Estrada, Bernadino Y. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Gibney, John J. - DSC (WWI)
  Holladay, Morse L - NC (Korea)
  King, Richard E. - DSC (WWI)
  McDermott, Morgan B. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Rodee, Walter F. - NC (WWII)
  Stiller, Alexander C. - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Morey, Frank C. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Ortiz, Robert Manuel (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Smith, Cornelius Cole - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Warren Greenway, John C. - DSC (WWI)
Whipple Barracks (B) Ramsey, DeWitt Clinton - NC (WWII)
Willcox Tenley, Eugene Hodge (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Winslow Moore, Elgin J. - DSC (WWI)
  Vargas, Jay R. - MOH (Vietnam War)
Yuma Hovatter, Donald James (KIA) - NC (Korea)
  Welsh, Harley (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Woods, Sidney S. - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Mann, Bennie H., Jr. - NC (Vietnam)

 

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