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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

Buffalo

Recipient Name and Award Details

Adsit, Henry - DSC (WWI)
Alt, Walter F. - DSC (WWI)
Andrews, Walter Gresham - DSC (WWI)
Bachman, John A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Balling, Joseph P. - DSC (WWI)
Barcsykowski, Frank John - 2 DSCs (WWI), NC (WWI)
Barrett, Richard - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Bateman, Henry - DSC (WWI)
Beikirch, Gary Burnell - MOH (Vietnam War)
Bilitski, John N. F. - DSC (WWI)
Bobo, John Paul (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Bringle, Andrew - MOH (Civil War)
Broxup, John (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Butts, John Edward (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Casey, Daniel F. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
DeRum, Howard P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Dombrowski, Leon A. - DSC (WWI)
Donovan, William Joseph "Wild Bill" - MOH (WWI), DSC (WWI)
Douglass, Allan W. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Ellison, Harold J. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Gaylord, Bradley J. - DSC (WWI)
Geiger, Frank F. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Geiger, Roy Stanley - NC (WWI), NC (WWII)
Georgian, John - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Gertsch, John Gerry (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Gibbons, James J. (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Grabau, John C. - DSC (WWI)
Grabiarz, William J. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Hanley, George E. - DSC (WWI)
Holtz, Frank F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Humphrey, Charles Frederic - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Jewett, Henry C. - DSC (WWI)
Jillson, Howard D. - DSC (WWI)
Johnson, Maurice E. - DSC (WWI)
Keller, William G. - MOH (Spanish-American War)
King, Delancy - DSC (WWI)
Koehler, Elmer J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Kosieradzki, Frank (KIA) - NC (Nicaragua)
Kukoski, John - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Lewis, Robert D. - DSC (WWI)
MacArthur, John Knox - DSC (WWI)
McClusky, Clarence Wade, Jr. - NC (WWII)
McDonald, George G. - DSC (WWI)
McVeane, John P. (KIA) - MOH (Civil War)
McVeen, James Herbert (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Miller, Harry W. - DSC (WWI)
Molik, Joseph - DSC (WWI)
Morris, George Kenneth - NC (WWII)
Morrissey, Edward P. - DSC (WWI)
Nagowski, Aloigy - DSC (WWI)
Passafiume, Joseph - DSC (WWI)
Pierce, Edward P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Plimpton, Chester H. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Roberts, Harold C. - NC (WWI), NC (Nicaragua), NC (WWII)
Roberts, Harold C. (KIA) - NC (WWI), NC (Nicaragua), NC (WWII)
Roos, James J. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Sager, Gail H. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Schmal, George William - MOH (Civil War)
Schmitt, Edward F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Shahwood, Solomon - DSC (WWI)
Shipman, Harold L. - DSC (WWI)
Shoup, Curtis F. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Steiger, Earl Henry (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Swift, Harlan J. - MOH (Civil War)
Tharau, Herman (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Ward, John C. - DSC (WWI)
Waring, William W. - DSC (WWI)
Wawrzyniak, Stanley J. - 2 NCs (Korea)
Williams, Frank J., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Zielinski, Vincent P. - DSC (WWI)

The Following Recipients were Born in Buffalo
But their Awards were Credited to Other Cities

Basilone, John "Manila John" (KIA)  - MOH (WWII), NC (WWII)
Braun, Gustav J. - DSC (WWI), DSC (WWII)
Briggs, Charles A. - DSC (WWI)
Brown, Frederick H., Jr. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Duncan, Edward A. - DSC (WWI)
Franklin, Joseph John - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Gaffney, Frank J. - MOH (WWI)
Giovannucci, Joseph L. - NC (Korea)
Grauer, Shipton G. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Green, James H. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Jones, Charles G. - DSC (WWI)
Josselyn, Simeon T. - MOH (Civil War)
Kaufman, Benjamin - MOH (WWI)
Knapp, Charles H. - DSC (WWI)
Love, George Maltby - MOH (Civil War)
Mascorella, Samuel - DSC (WWI)
Rogers, Samuel F. - MOH (Korea 1871)
Ruffner, Clark Louis - DSC (Korea)
Sagelhurst, John Christopher - MOH (Civil War)
Shea, Maurice William - NC (WWII)
Thomas, Francis J. - NC (WWII)
Toy, Frederick Ernest - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Urban, Matt Louis - MOH (WWII)
Vosburgh, Philip De M. - DSC (WWI)
Wincenciak, William - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Woodruff, Carle Augustus - MOH (Civil War)

 

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