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Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, and Air Force Cross

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Recipient and Award Details

Allen, Nathaniel M. - MOH (Civil War)
Ames, Oliver, Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Arther, Matthew - MOH (Civil War)
Austin, Francis R. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Bailey, James E. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Barnes, John Andrew (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Beard, Cornelius - DSC (WWI)
Bergendahl, Frederick - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Bessey, Charles Albert - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Beyer, Albert - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Bickford, John F. - MOH (Civil War)
Blanchard, Harold - DSC (WWI)
Bond, William S. - MOH (Civil War)
Bowden, Samuel - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Bowman, Alonzo - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Bradley, Alexander - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Breen, Vincent C. - DSC (WWI)
Brennan, Christopher - MOH (Civil War)
Buchanan, Max C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Callen, Thomas Joseph - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Campbell, Daniel J. - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Caron, Wayne Maurice (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Carr, William Louis - MOH (China Relief)
Chandler, James B. - MOH (Civil War)
Connolly, Michael - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Conroy, Edward (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Cook, George Carlton - NC (WWII)
Courtney, Gerald - DSC (WWI)
Craven, William J. - DSC (WWI)
Crawford, Clifford - DSC (WWI)
Crepeau, Louis J. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Davis, Chester A. - NC (Nicaragua)
DeCastro, Joseph H. - MOH (Civil War)
Dempsey, John - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Dennis, Richard - MOH (Civil War)
Doherty, Timothy C. - DSC (WWII)
Doran, John James - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Duncan, Adam - MOH (Civil War)
Elliott, Russell C. - MOH (Civil War)
Ellsworth, Thomas Foulds - MOH (Civil War)
Foley, John H. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Gay, Thomas H. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Gaylord, Levi B. - MOH (Civil War)
Gibson, Edward Herrick - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Gill, Freeman - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Grant, John (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Grant, Joseph Xavier (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Grimes, Edward P. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Hagney, Frank J. - DSC (WWII)
Hall, George John - MOH (WWII)
Hall, Herbert W. - DSC (WWI)
Harcourt, Thomas - MOH (Civil War)
Harelis, Steve J. - DSC (WWI)
Harris, Moses - MOH (Civil War)
Hill, Walter Newell - MOH (Mexican Campaign)
Holden, Henry - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Homan, Conrad - MOH (Civil War)
Hooker, George White - MOH (Civil War)
Hopkins, Stephen T. - DSC (WWI)
Horton, James - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Howard, Peter - MOH (Civil War)
Howe, George P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Howe, William H. - MOH (Civil War)
Hunt, Martin - MOH (China Relief)
Jager, Holger - DSC (WWI)
James, John H. - MOH (Civil War)
Kearns, Thomas W. - DSC (WWI)
Keating, Daniel - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Kelley, Francis E. - DSC (WWII)
Kelley, Thomas Gunning - MOH (Vietnam War)
Kelly, Francis - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Kenney, George C. - DSC (WWI), DSC (WWII)
Laffey, Bartlett - MOH (Civil War)
Langille, Allen F. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Larkin, David - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Lawless, Edward R. - DSC (WWI)
Lawton, John Sterling - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Lee, Christopher F. - DSC (WWI)
Leonard, Melvin H. - DSC (WWI)
Lewis, William B. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Logan, Hugh - MOH (Civil War)
Lowthers, James - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
MacGillivary, Charles Andrew - MOH (WWII)
Mahoney, Gregory - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Manning, Joseph S. - MOH (Civil War)
Mantville, John R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Marchesi, Francis E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Matthews, David A. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Maynard, George Henry - MOH (Civil War)
Mayne, John (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
McCormack, Alphonsus L. - DSC (WWI)
McDonald, John - MOH (Civil War)
McDonough, John F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
McFarland, John C. - MOH (Civil War)
McPhee, Albert E. - DSC (WWII)
Meredith, James - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Messina, John - DSC (WWI)
Miller, Charles - DSC (WWI)
Miller, George - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Miller, James - MOH (Civil War)
Moore, George - MOH (Civil War)
Moore, William - MOH (Civil War)
Moriarity, John - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Murphy, Jeremiah J. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Neal, Solon D. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Nee, George Henry - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Nichols, Edward T. - DSC (Spanish-American)
Nickerson, Herman, Jr. - DSC (Korea)
O’Brien, Thomas F. - 2 DSCs (WWII)
O'Brien, Oliver Albert - MOH (Civil War)
O'Callahan, Joseph Timothy - MOH (WWII)
O'Connell, Michael (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
O'Gorman, Matthew E. (KIA) - NC (WWI)
O'Regan, Michael - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Osborne, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Ouellet, David George (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Owens, Seymour Dunlop (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Parker, William - MOH (Civil War)
Patrick, William E. - DSC (WWI)
Pease, Harl (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Perkins, Michael J. (KIA) - MOH (WWI)
Prance, George - MOH (Civil War)
Pratt, Theodore C. - NC (WWII)
Preston, John - MOH (Civil War)
Province, George - MOH (Civil War)
Putnam, David E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Pym, James - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Regan, Jeremiah - MOH (Civil War)
Richmond, Charles H. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Roach, James J. - DSC (WWI)
Robbins, Marcus M. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Robinson, Joseph - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Rooney, Paul N. A. - DSC (WWI)
Rountry, John - MOH (Civil War)
Ryan, Thomas A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Sadler, William - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Saunders, James - MOH (Civil War)
Saurman, Harold P. - DSC (WWI)
Savage, Auzella - MOH (Civil War)
Scannell, David John - MOH (China Relief)
Schwenk, Martin - MOH (Civil War)
Scionti, Louis - DSC (WWI)
Short, Max (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Sinatra, Marion - DSC (WWI)
Smith, John - MOH (Civil War)
Stewart, Benjamin F. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Swatton, Edward - MOH (Civil War)
Sweeney, William - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Talbott, William B. - MOH (Civil War)
Taylor, Wilbur Nelson - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Terry, John Darling - MOH (Civil War)
Thompson, William - MOH (Civil War)
Tobin, John Michael - MOH (Civil War)
Tolan, Frank - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Toland, Donald Timothy (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Troy, William - MOH (Korea 1871)
Turner, Charles William (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
Turpin, James H. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Van Allen, Clarence R. - DSC (WWI)
Voltero, Thomas A. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Walsh, James G. - DSC (WWI)
Ward, James - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Wesselhoeft, Conrad - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Willis, George - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Wilson, Harvey W. - DSC (WWI)
Winterbottom, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Wood, Alton P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Wood, Leonard - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Wortman, George G. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Young, Horatio Nelson - MOH (Civil War)

The following Award Recipients were Born in Boston
But their awards were credited to other cities

Achenbach, Max (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Anderson, Frederick Charles - MOH (Civil War)
Baxter, Bruce Raymond (KIA)  - DSC (Vietnam)
Best, Edward G. - DSC (WWI)
Bolser, Gordon E. - NC (WWII)
Brady, James - MOH (Civil War)
Breslin, James E. - DSC (WWI)
Brickley, David J. - DSC (WWI)
Brown, John H. - MOH (Civil War)
Brown, William J. - DSC (WWI)
Bush, Herman L. - DSC (WWI)
Carson, Anthony J. - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Cole, Edward B. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Connelly, Michael F. - DSC (WWI)
Connolly, Bartholomew J., III - NC (WWII)
Davis, Frank A. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Dawson, Michael - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Dobbin, John Francis - NC (WWII)
Dunne, James F. - DSC (WWI)
Eaton John M., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Farrell, William J. - DSC (WWI)
Fecke, Alfred John - NC (WWII)
Funk, West - MOH (Civil War)
Gagnon, Leo M. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Garland, Harry - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Gentile, Ernest John - NC (WWII)
Hanley, Richard P. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Hayes, Joseph - DSC (WWI)
Heyliger, George (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Higgins, Westra - DSC (WWI)
Higley, Robert F. - DSC (WWI)
Huntley, Joseph R. - DSC (WWI)
Ingalls, Lewis J. - MOH (Civil War)
Keating, Robert A., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Kendal, Herbert B. - DSC (WWI)
Letzing, John Lawrence - DSC (WWI)
Linton, Frederick M. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Lutz, Theodore J., Jr. - NC (Korea)
Madden, David - DSC (WWI)
McGinty, John James - MOH (Vietnam War)
McKinley, Daniel - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
McNiff, Joseph J. - DSC (WWI)
Melnitsky, Edward - NC (WWII)
Morton, Robert C. - NC (WWII)
Munroe, George (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Murphy, Francis J. - NC (WWII)
Murphy, Frederick C. (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Murray, George Dominic - NC (WWII)
Murray, Robinson - DSC (WWI)
Nash, Archie C. - DSC (WWI)
Neilon, Frederick S. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
O'Toole, John A. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Palrang, Arthur M. (KIA)  - NC (Nicaragua)
Payne, Thomas H. L. - MOH (Civil War)
Pope, Percival Clarence - Brevet Medal (Civil War)
Powers, Harry Adams - NC (WWII)
Riduka, Frank - NC (WWII)
Robinson, Frank N. - DSC (WWI)
Ryans, Robert M. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Scott, Albert E. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Scott, Joseph Francis - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Seanor, James - MOH (Civil War)
Shannon, William L. - NC (WWII)
Sheehan, Joseph D. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Silverman, Hyman - DSC (WWI)
Smalley, Lloyd Buchanan (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Smith, Frank Elmer - MOH (China Relief)
Smith, Thomas - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Thacher, Archibald G. - DSC (WWI)
Touchette, Robert F. - NC (Korea)
Wahlstrom, Paul Johan - NC (WWII)
Watkins, George F. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Wessel, Leonard H. F. - DSC (WWI)
Wheelock, Frank R. - DSC (WWI)
Wright, Whitney - NC (WWII)

 

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