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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

Berry, Bernard F. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Chappuis, Steve A. - DSC (WWII)
Greely, Adolphus Washington - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Wilkinson, Theodore Stark - MOH (Mexican Campaign)

City/County

Name and Award Details 
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Abbeville Abshire, Richard Franklin (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
  DeRouen, Conrad C. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Alexandria Bordelon, Guy Pierre - NC (Korea)
  Cappel, Marvin - DSC (WWI)
  March, James Donald - NC (WWII)
  Merritt, James Franklin, Jr. - NC (WWII)
  Peters, James McClellan - NC (WWII)
  Webster, Tillman - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Clarke, Powhatan Henry - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  (B) Hughes, Lloyd Herbert (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Ascension Parish Savoie, Carl J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Miller, Joseph P. - DSC (WWI)
Audibon (B) Grulkey, Fred F. - DSC (WWI)
Avoyelles Brouillette, Neilson V. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Baltimore (B) Anderson, Charles W. - MOH (Civil War)
Bastrop Whittington, Hulon Brooke - MOH (WWII)
Baton Rouge Barrow, Robert H. - NC (Korea), DSC (Vietnam)
  Fridge, Benjamin W. - DSC (WWII)
  Gasquet, Andrew John, Jr. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Holladay, Samuel Meredith, Jr. - NC (WWII)
  Landry, Larry D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Miller, Joseph P. - DSC (WWI)
  Moyse, Herman - DSC (WWI)
  Roberts, Marvin James (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Shaw, Thomas - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Wise, Homer L. - MOH (WWII)
  (B) Barrow, Robert H. - NC (Korea), DSC (Vietnam)
  (B) Hebert, Joseph Carlyle - NC (WWII)
Bayou Perot (B) Williams, Wilfred (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Bayou Perout Williams, Wilfred (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Beauregard Parish Cameron, James H. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Benton Bird, William C. - NC (Vietnam)
Bogalusa (B) Whittington, Hulon Brooke - MOH (WWII)
Bossier Heim, Elbert S. - NC (WWII)
Caddo Creger, Charles L. - DSC (Korea)
Caddo Parish Polette, Lloyd L. - DSC (WWII)
Campti Adams, Charles S. - NC (Panay, 1937)
Caney Creek (B) Johnson, Leroy (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Carroll Parish (B) Stance, Emanuel - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Carrollton (B) Williams, Moses - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Chase Stigall, Arthur Donald (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Cheneyville Payne, Wortham J. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Clairborne Parish (B) Sale, Larry L. - DSC (WWI)
Clarks Black, William A. - DSC (WWI)
Concord (B) Roach, Hampton Mitchell - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Coushatta (B) Bogan, James Durrwood - NC (WWII)
Dutch Town Landry, Gerard P. - DSC (WWI)
East Carroll Parish Stance, Emanuel - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Williams, Moses - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Erath (B) DeRouen, Conrad C. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Evangeline Manuel, John R. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Evergreen (B) Cappel, Marvin - DSC (WWI)
Farmersville Harvey, Amon Frank, Jr. (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Farmerville Tubbs, Benjamin T. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Forest Smith, Alex B. - NC (WWII)
Franklin Estes, George Glen - NC (WWII)
  Roberton, Donald R. A. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  (B) Bain, John Burton - 2 NCs (WWII)
Fullerton (B) Lambert, Valdemar Greene - NC (WWII)
Goodhope Bourgeois, William Aristhide - NC (WWII)
Gretna Bouchardon, Andre J. - DSC (WWII)
Homer Sale, Larry L. - DSC (WWI)
Houma Daspit, Lawrence R. - NC (WWII)
  Marmande, James E. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Jackson Barracks Veuve, Ernest - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Jacksonville Davis, Newman - DSC (WWI)
Jefferson Land, Edward J. - DSC (WWII)
Jefferson Parish Landry, Cyril J. B. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Jena (B) Manning, John C. - DSC (WWI)
Jennings Lambert, Valdemar Greene - NC (WWII)
Kelly (B) McDaniel, Aucie - NC (U.S.S. Kearny Incident, 1941)
Kenner Novosel, Michael Joseph - MOH (Vietnam War)
Kerrville Lauraine, Loye J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Lafayette Bennett, Steven Logan (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  (B) Martin, Claude A. - DSC (WWI)
Lake Charles (B) Fournet, Douglas Bernard (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Leesville Allen, Abe L. - DSC (WWI)
Lincoln Parish McCallum, Gerald (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Lockport DeBlanc, Jefferson Joseph - MOH (WWII)
Lookout (B) Jenkins, Mathew - DSC (WWI)
Mangham Bacle, Peter (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Mansfield Craig, Francis Selinger, Jr. - NC (WWII)
  Griffth, Walter T. - 2 NCs (WWII)
Mansura Gauthier, Brian James (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Mark Morrow, Bishop L. - DSC (Philippines)
Metairie Schowalter, Edward Rightor - MOH (Korean War)
Minden Culpepper, Allen Ross (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Mitchell Strother, Greene W. - DSC (WWI)
Montgomery (B) Payne, Wortham J. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Natchitoches Dowty, Norman Taylor (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Stewart, Walter Lee (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
New Iberia Loncon, Larry Joseph (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  (B) Dallas, Fred W. - DSC (WWI)
  Young, Howard Leyland - NC (WWII)

New Orleans

Ausburne, Charles L. (KIA) - NC (WWI)
Barrow, Thomas E. - NC (WWII)
Beaufort, Jean J. - MOH (Civil War)
Behan, James P. - DSC (WWI)
Blust, Paul E. - DSC (WWI)
Breen, Richard R. - NC (Korea)
Butler, Charles - DSC (WWI)
Callahan, Caliste A. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Clausen, Raymond Michael - MOH (Vietnam War)
Cope, Harley F. - NC (U.S.S. Salinas Incident, 1941)
Cosgrove, Robert Donald - NC (WWII)
Culnan, John H. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Dennison, Harold L. - NC (WWII)
Dickson, Grover Lee (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Dowden, Leonard E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Dupas, James, II (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Fontaine, Michael Arthur (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Fontaine, Walter - NC (WWII)
Fournet, Douglas Bernard (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Giesemann, Joseph V., Jr. - DSC (Korea)
Gilmore, Howard Walter (KIA) - MOH (WWII), 2 NCs (WWII)
Koster, Herbert Anthony - NC (WWII)
Lewis, Converse R. - DSC (Philippines)
Malichis, Constantine (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
McCurdy, Jack C. - NC (WWII)
Morton, Gilbert L. - NC (WWII)
Nevle, Gerard B. - NC (WWII)
Norman, John R. - NC (WWII)
Osborne, John - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Quick, Sidney William (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Ray, Martin Hasset, Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Reid, Beverly W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Richards, Roy Joseph - DSC (WWII)
Riley, Thomas - MOH (Civil War)
Ryan, Thomas John - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Schulte, Joseph O. B. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Sullivan, Dan W. - DSC (WWI)
Thomas, Harry C. - NC (WWII)
Weisbogel, Albert - 2 MOHs (Peace Time Heroism)
Williams, John - MOH (Civil War)
(B) Babcock, John Breckinridge - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
(B) Broach, John C. - NC (WWII)
(B) Diamond, James H. (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
(B) Dowty, Norman Taylor (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) Dykers, Thomas M. - 2 NCs (WWII)
(B) Fontaine, Hugh L. - 2 DSCs (WWI)
(B) Fowler, Richard Edward, Jr. - NC (WWII)
(B) Hall, Thomas H. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Kelly, Augustine C. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Legendre, James Hennen - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
(B) Nelson, Charles Woodward (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) O'Beirne, Emmet (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) Paradise, Robert C. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Ryan, Thomas John Fr. - 2 NCs (WWII)
(B) Schowalter, Edward Rightor - MOH (Korean War)

City/County

Name and Award Details
Oakdale Johnson, Leroy (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Opelousas (B) Dufilho, Marion William (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Paincourtville (B) Barbier, Alex J. - DSC (WWI)
Patterson (B) Roberton, Donald R. A. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Pilot Mound Kimsey, Howard L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Pineville Dyson, Howell Jesse - NC (WWII)
  Pickett, Vernon W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Plaquemine Kaufman, David Mitchell (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Point Owens, Dewey (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Raceland Falgout, George Irvin - NC (WWII)
Rapides Hanks, Arthur P. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Rapides Parish Nettles, Eugene M. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Richland Reddick, Billy F. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Ruston Chandler, Henry E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
  (B) Bordelon, Guy Pierre - NC (Korea)
Sabine Cox, Larry T. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Hopkins, Willard H. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Saint Tammany McCraney, William P. - DSC (Korea)
Shreveport Gaiennie, George William - NC (WWII)
  Hutcherson, Mack - NC (Nicaragua)
  Kane, John Riley - MOH (WWII)
  Maroun, Autrey Joseph - DSC (WWII)
  Rust, Charles Vernon (KIA) - NC (Korea)
  Trowbridge, Milton - NC (WWII)
  Whisner, William T., Jr. - 2 DSCs (WWII), DSC (Korea)
  Wintle, Jack William (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  (B) Lee, Milton Arthur (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
  (B) Merritt, James Franklin, Jr. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Smith, George A. (KIA)  - DSC (WWII)
Slidell Goldman, James F. - NC (WWII)
  Pichon, Louis Alphonse, Jr. (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
St. Charles Gendusa, Frank J. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
St. Francisville Barrow, Robert H. - NC (Korea), DSC (Vietnam)
St. Gabriel (B) Moyse, Herman - DSC (WWI)
St. Joseph Davidson, Joseph M. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
St. Martinsville Halphen, Dewey - DSC (WWI)
Swartz Quinn, Henry E. - DSC (WWI)
Tallulah (B) White, Nathaniel C. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Terrebonne Parish Saurage, Leonard C. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Theriot (B) Marmande, James E. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Trichell Lonadier, Jules - DSC (WWI)
Vermilion Parish LaFleur, Joseph Verbis (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Ville Platte (B) LaFleur, Joseph Verbis (KIA)  - DSC (WWII)
Welsh Martin, Claude A. - DSC (WWI)
White Castle Barbier, Alex J. - DSC (WWI)
  Whaley, Wellmon P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Peters, James McClellan - NC (WWII)
Winnsboro Carroll, Clarence E. - DSC (WWI)
  Farmer, William L. - NC (WWII)
Zwolle (B) Hutcherson, Mack - NC (Nicaragua)

 

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