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Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, and Air Force Cross

Revised and Updated: August 11, 2006

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Recipient Name and Award Details

Affatato, Epifanio - DSC (WWI)
Altman, Richard Gustaf - NC (WWII)
Armstrong, Thomas - DSC (WWI)
Aron, Irving W. (KIA) - NC (Nicaragua)
Bahring, Raymond W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Baker, John - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Bardman, Barney (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Barth, Frederick - DSC (WWI)
Begley, William (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Beifus, Martin (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Belefant, Abraham - DSC (WWI)
Bigoney, Philip W. - DSC (WWI)
Blanchfield, John (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Blaurock, Oscar - DSC (WWI)
Boehm, Peter Martin - MOH (Civil War)
Bougie, James - DSC (WWI)
Brown, James Finley (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Burdick, Howard - DSC (WWI)
Burns, Joseph W. - DSC (WWI)
Butler, Edmond Thomas - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Calvin, Harry Leslie - DSC (WWI)
Campbell, John A. - DSC (WWI)
Carney, Thomas J. - DSC (WWI)
Cayer, Albert J. - DSC (WWI)
Cheli, Ralph (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Clarke, George - DSC (WWI)
Cleverly, Irving N. - DSC (WWI)
Close, Harry L. - DSC (WWI)
Cona, Angelo M. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Conlin, John J. - DSC (WWI)
Conroy, J. Gardiner (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Cook, Donald Gilbert (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Covella, Joseph Francis (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Daly, Daniel Joseph - MOH (China), MOH (Haiti), NC (WWI), DSC (WWI)
Dantuono, Ferdinand A. - DSC (WWI)
Darcy, James J. - DSC (WWI)
Dauber, Marc C. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
De Castro, Ralph Ellison - DSC (WWI)
De Loiselle, Harold C. - DSC (WWI)
Dilliard, John A. - DSC (WWI)
Dorsogna, Edmund J. - NC (WWII)
Duffy, John - DSC (WWI)
Edwards, George H. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Edwards, William D. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Eichorn, Victor L. - DSC (WWI)
Erickson, John P. - MOH (Civil War)
Fair, Harold I. - DSC (WWI)
Farwell, Wrey Gilmore - DSC (WWI)
Fenouillet, Carl - DSC (WWI)
Fessler, Isadore - NC (WWII)
Fiala, Reid Purvear - NC (WWII)
Fisher, Almond Edward - MOH (WWII)
Fitzpatrick, George Francis (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Fitzpatrick, Michael F. - DSC (WWI)
Fleming, William McKinley (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Flint, John H. - DSC (WWI)
Foy, Richard - DSC (WWI)
Fredericks, Cornelius C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Fuhrman, Paul C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Gallagher, George (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Gallagher, Richard J. - DSC (WWII)
Garthright, John E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Gerber, Frederick William - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Gilroy, Anthony Francis - NC (WWII)
Gould, Moses J. - NC (Nicaragua)
Graham, Joseph D. - DSC (WWI)
Greene, Henry W. - DSC (WWI)
Gribbon, John J. - DSC (WWI)
Griffin, William A. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Grueb, George M. - MOH (Civil War)
Gumbs , Esric C. - DSC (WWI)
Hammond, John - DSC (WWI)
Hanna, William T. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Hartmann, Mike A. - DSC (WWI)
Haskins, Enrique D'Hamel - 3 NCs (WWII)
Hoffman, Charles F. AKA: Ernest August Janson - Army MOH (WWI), Navy MOH (Same Action)
Hook, Alfred J. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Howard, James - MOH (Civil War)
Huelser, Charles A. - DSC (WWI)
Hunt, Wilfred A. - NC (WWII)
Hurley, John Patrick - DSC (WWI)
Ireland, Rutherford - DSC (WWI)
Isquith, Solomon Silas - NC (WWII)
Jackson, Franklin J. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Janney, Frederic Wistar Morris - NC (WWII)
Jarrett, Thirl E. - NC (WWII)
Johanson, Carl I. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Johnson, Gustave H. - DSC (WWI)
Johnston, Hugh - DSC (WWI)
Joyce, Richard Wood - NC (WWII)
Kane, Joseph Lester - NC (WWII)
Katsoulakos, William (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Kaufman, Benjamin - MOH (WWI)
Kearin, Edward J. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Kedenburg, John James (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Kefauver, Russell - 2 NCs (WWII)
Kelly, Francis J. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Kelly, Thomas Joseph - MOH (WWII)
Kessler, Henry O. - DSC (WWI)
Kiechlin, Robert Jerome - NC (WWII)
King, Horatio Collins - MOH (Civil War)
Klein, Arthur (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Klinge, Walter - DSC (WWI)
Koelpin, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Kopp, Henry - DSC (WWI)
Kozikowski, Stanislaw - DSC (WWI)
Kunze, Albert J. - DSC (WWI)
Ladue, Ralph E. - DSC (WWI)
Laing, William (KIA) - MOH (Civil War)
Lang, George Charles - MOH (Vietnam War)
Langdon, Russell C. - DSC (WWI)
Langhorn, Garfield McConnell (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Lenahan, John C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Linden, Harry - DSC (WWI)
Liner, Irving L. - DSC (WWI)
Lomonaco, Frank - DSC (WWI)
Losco, Patrick - DSC (WWI)
Lucia, Arthur A. - DSC (WWI)
Lynk, Harry E. - DSC (WWI)
MacCormack, Robert S. - DSC (WWI)
Mangiaracina, Frank - DSC (WWI)
Margolin, Harry - DSC (WWI)
Marks, Erwin J. - DSC (WWI)
Maroney, Thomas F. - DSC (WWI)
Mathias, Jean - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
McAuliffe, Michael J. - DSC (WWI)
McCallister, Joseph A. - DSC (WWI)
McClelland, Mathew - MOH (Civil War)
McDaniel, Aucie - NC (U.S.S. Kearny Incident, 1941)
McGarty, Michael J. - DSC (WWI)
McGlinchey, William J. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
McGloin, Edward W. - NC (WWII)
McGlue, John R. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
McLoughlin, John J. - DSC (WWI)
McManus, Walter P. - DSC (WWI)
McPoland, James J. - NC (WWII)
Meagher, Thomas - MOH (Civil War)
Meissner, James A. - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Miller, Henry (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Mills, Charles - MOH (Civil War)
Moquin, George - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Moynahan, Timothy J. - DSC (WWI)
Murphy, James J. - DSC (WWI)
Murphy, Thomas - MOH (Civil War)
Murray, William Henry AKA: Henry W. Davis - MOH (China Relief)
Nagazyna, John James - NC (WWI), DSC (WWI), NC (WWII)
Nash, James F. - DSC (WWI)
Newhall, Stephen K. - DSC (WWI)
Nihill, John - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Noonan, Thomas Patrick (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Norwat, Arthur (KIA) - 2 DSCs (WWI)
O'Brien, John F. - DSC (WWI)
O'Donnell, Emmett, Jr. - DSC (Korea)
Oliver, Clarence R. - DSC (WWI)
O'Shea, George J. - NC (Nicaragua)
Palmer, Sidney H. - DSC (WWI)
Parnell, William Russell - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Peterson, George (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Platt, Jonas Henry - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Powers, Joseph J. - DSC (WWI)
Rachek, John - DSC (WWI)
Reynolds, Eugene C. - DSC (WWI)
Richford, Albert F. - DSC (WWI)
Rising, William Starling, III (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Robertson, Malcom T. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Rossum, Haakon A. - DSC (WWI)
Roth, Paul Krusa - DSC (WWI)
Roth, Peter Paul - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Ruane, Michael - DSC (WWI)
Ruchamkin, Seyman D. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Ryan, Francis Xavier - NC (WWII)
Rykus, William (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Sarsfield, Eugene S. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Scanlon, Horace B. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Schenck, Gordon L. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Schou, Julius Alexis - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Schwartz, Benjamin - DSC (WWI)
Seaver, Arthur F. - DSC (WWI)
Seltzer, Max - DSC (WWI)
Sganga, Joseph T. - NC (WWII)
Shefrin, William (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Sheridan, Richard B. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Shimanoski, Alfred (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Sileo, Nicholas - NC (WWII)
Silva, John B. - DSC (WWII)
Singer, Leonard - DSC (WWII)
Smith, John J. - NC (WWII)
Snyder, Thomas J. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Sperry, Edwin - NC (WWII)
Stanley, Robert Henry - MOH (China Relief)
Staples, Frank - DSC (Philippines)
Sterling, Barney (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Stevens, Harry A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Storrie, Robert S. - DSC (WWI)
Strantrz, Stanley A. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Sustick, Emanuel - DSC (WWI)
Swan, Frank S. - DSC (Philippines)
Szymko, Michael - DSC (WWII)
Taylor, Thomas J. - DSC (WWI)
Ten Eyck, Walton B., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Tompkins, Charles Henry - MOH (Civil War)
Travers, Patrick - DSC (WWI)
Turner, Charles W. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Ucac, Joseph - DSC (WWI)
Van Duzer, Edwin T. - DSC (WWI)
Vaughn, George Augustus - DSC (WWI)
Vosseler, Edward A. - DSC (WWI)
Walker, Edward Alexander - MOH (China Relief)
Walsh, Herbert E. - DSC (WWI)
Walsh, Thomas F. - DSC (WWI)
Ward, Thomas F., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Wdowiak, Stanley Edward - NC (WWII)
Webster, Henry S. - MOH (Civil War)
Weiner, Daniel J. - DSC (WWI)
Weitzenberg, George - DSC (WWI)
Whiting, Clinton L. - DSC (WWI)
Willett, Louis Edward (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Windolph, Charles - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Winthrop, Dudley M. - DSC (WWI)
Wood, Meredith - DSC (WWI)
Woyke, Max E. E. - NC (WWII)
Wynn, Thomas - DSC (WWI)
Yannantuono, Frederick (KIA) - DSC (WWI)

The Following Recipients were Born In Brooklyn
But their Awards were Credited to Other Cities.

Abood, Edmund Peter - DSC (Vietnam)
Appleton, Edwin Nelson - MOH (China Relief)
Baxter, Stuart A. - DSC (WWI)
Brody, Allen (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Brown, Herbert A. - DSC (WWI)
Burger, Valentine Joseph - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Casey, Hugh John - DSC (WWII)
Chisholm, Raymond C. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Claflin, James A. - DSC (WWI)
Colyer, Wilbur E. (KIA)  - MOH (WWI)
Coward, Jesse Grant - 2 NCs (WWII)
Creelman, William James - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Feegal, John R. - DSC (WWI)
Fleming, Patrick F. - DSC (WWI)
Frank, Emanuel - DSC (WWI)
Galbraith, Robert - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Gelshenen, Martin L. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Gibbons, James J. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Gilchrist, Edward J. - DSC (WWI)
Goode, Alexander D. - DSC (WWII)
Greer, Richard Donald, Jr. - 2 NCs (WWII)
Hantschke, Edward (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Harley, Bernard - MOH (Civil War)
Hill, William Lowell - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Holden, Lansing Colton, Jr. - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Horton, Eugene W. - DSC (WWI)
Hull, Henry C. - DSC (WWI)
Jacobs, Jack Howard - MOH (Vietnam War)
Jenks, Dean N. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Johnson, Raymond W. - NC (WWII)
Jones, Alvey - DSC (WWI)
Keenan, Bartholomew T. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Kenny, Frank H., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Lagassey, Napoleon - DSC (WWI)
Liebeskind, Harry - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Lomell, Leonard G. - DSC (WWII)
MacKenzie, George Kenneth, Jr. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Mackert, Henry D., Jr. (KIA)  - NC (Lake Denmark Fire, 1926)
Mahar, Daniel H. - DSC (WWI)
Maxwell, John - MOH (Spanish-American War)
McBride, Bernard - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
McCarton, John - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
McKelvy, William N., Jr. - NC (WWII)
McKinny, John Blackhall - NC (WWII)
McLaughlin, Edwin W. - DSC (WWI)
McLoughlin, William - DSC (WWI)
McNamee, William J. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Miller, George - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Millican, William J. - 2 NCs (WWII)
Mohrman, William - DSC (WWI)
Molter, Henry C. - DSC (WWI)
Morehouse, Albert Kellogg - NC (WWII)
Nimitz, Chester W., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Olsen, Earl K. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Omark, Warren Roderick - NC (WWII)
Paul, William - NC (2d Haiti)
Peabody, Marshall G. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Peterson, Herbert Augustus - NC (WWII)
Pfisterer, Herman - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Porter, Charles Pullman - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Ray, Bernard James (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Riecke, Henry A. - DSC (WWI)
Rindskopf, Maurice H. - NC (WWII)
Robertson, Angus - DSC (WWI)
Robertson, Charles A. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Robinson, Arthur A. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Robinson, Arthur Granville - NC (WWII)
Rosen, Harry - DSC (WWI)
Sands, James E. - NC (WWII)
Schiani, Alfred - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Schwarzwaelder, Christian Allen - DSC (WWI)
Sell, Herman M. - DSC (WWI)
Stephan, Charles Robert - NC (WWII)
Swanson, Chandler Waterman - 2 NCs (WWII)
Tackney, Stephen N. - NC (WWII)
Thompson, William P. (KIA)  - MOH (Civil War)
Thorn, Walter - MOH (Civil War)
Voorhees, George C. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Warren, John Earl (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Webb, James W. - MOH (Civil War)
Weed, Newell P. - DSC (WWI)
White, Philip R. - NC (WWII)
Whitney, John Perry - NC (WWII)
Williams, Julius De Witt - DSC (WWI)
Woodside, Robert G. - DSC (WWI)
Young, Howard Leyland - NC (WWII)

 

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