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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

Anderson, John W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Barin, Louis T. (KIA) - NC (NC Flights-1919)
Bradshaw, Archer L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Gill, Warren Calavan - NC (WWII)
Huggins, Meredith M. - DSC (WWII)

City/County

Name and Award Details
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Albany McKnight, George Grigsby - AFC (Vietnam)
Ashland High, Frank Charles - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Aurona Durette, Robert Wallace - NC (WWII)
Baker (B) Crouter, Mark Hanna (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Holcomb, John Noble (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Bandon Auer, Charles (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Beaverton McWhorter, James Elmer (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Bend (B) Weisgerber, William D. - NC (Korea)
Cervais (B) Durette, Robert Wallace - NC (WWII)
Clackamas Bamford, Charles F. II - DSC (Korea)
Clackamus County Newton, Oscar R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Wehling, John J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Clatskanie Schneider, Merlin F. - NC (WWII)
Clovendale (B) Reusser, Kenneth L. - NC (WWII), NC (Korea)
Cloverdale Reusser, Kenneth L. - NC (WWII), NC (Korea)
Corvallis Allworth, Edward C. - MOH (WWI)
  Brett, Sereno Elmer - DSC (WWI)
  Holcomb, John Noble (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Smith, Wallace W. - DSC (WWI)
  West, John Norman (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Wight, Howard M. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Teeter, Philip H. - NC (WWII)
Cottage Grove Arnest, Howard L. - DSC (WWII)
  Gray, Philip R. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Van Poll, Hubert Clarence (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Culver Barber, Rex T. - NC (WWII)
Dayton Alderman, John Clement - NC (WWII)
Douglas County Bryant, Austin D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Enterprise (B) Ault, William Bowen (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Eugene Beebe, Lewis C. - DSC (WWI)
  Ely, Earnest E. - DSC (WWI)
  Johnson, Gerald R. (KIA) - 2 DSCs (WWII)
  McKinney, Eugene B. - 3 NCs (WWII)
  Nixon, Lonnie H. - DSC (WWI)
  Stevenson, William A. - 2 NCs (WWII)
  (B) Zilkey, Guy L. - DSC (WWI)
  Yabes, Maximo (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Falls City Bowman, Alvin Lester - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
  Haven, Chester - DSC (WWI)
Forest Grove Lemcke, Julius O. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Gould, Fred H. - DSC (Philippines)
  (B) West, John Norman (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Freewater Dakin, Hursey A. - DSC (WWI)
Gervais Lorenz, John D. - NC (WWII)
Gladstone Broomfield, Hugh D. G. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Grants Pass Presley, Albert C. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Williams, Bruce Wade - NC (WWII)
Gresham Rogers, Benjamin F. - DSC (WWI)
Hammond McClure, Walter R. - DSC (WWI)
Hillsdale Koehler, Kurt H. A. - DSC (WWI)
Hood River Crawford, Ned - DSC (WWI)
  Deibert, Charles L. - DSC (Vietnam)
  Dorroh, Jefferson D., Jr. - NC (WWII)
  Robertson, Marcus William - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
  Spaulding, David L. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Hubbard Carl, Marion Eugene - 2 NCs (WWII)
Junction City (B) McClure, Walter R. - DSC (WWI)
Klamath Falls Floren, Jimmy Erik (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
  Kohler, Robert D. - NC (Korea)
  (B) Schultz, Conrad A. - NC (WWII)
Lane County Yambert, Oliver L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Lincoln County Lathrop, Kenneth F. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Linton Wilcox, Gilbert W. - DSC (WWI)
Madras (B) Campbell, George Marvin (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Marion Hitchner, Omar T. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Phife, Lewis AKA: Louis Pheiff - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Marion County Boelens, Leo A. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Marshfield (B) Hopkins, John L. - NC (Korea)
McMennville Kyes, James E. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
McMinnville Prosser, Bruce - NC (WWII)
  (B) Maloney, John Thomas - 2 NCs (WWII)
Medford (B) Abercrombie, William Warner (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Scheufele, Carl (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Merrill Swisher, Ralph W. - DSC (WWII)
Milwaukee (B) Perkins, Norris H., II - DSC (WWII)
Milwaukie Elder, Robert Martin - NC (WWII)
  Underwood, Gordon Waite - 3 NCs (WWII)
Monitor (B) Christman, Elwyn Lewis (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Monmouth Powell, Herbert Butler - DSC (Korea)
Multnomah Sears, Jerome F. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Multnomah County Graves, William E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Rau, Frederick (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Shields, Franklin V. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Worrall, William T. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Oregon City Trout, Chester E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Dahl, Larry Gilbert (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Oswego Stone, Reid Wentworth - NC (WWII)
Parkdale Monroe, Melvin Candee - DSC (WWII)
Philomath (B) Bowman, Alvin Lester - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)

Portland

Ackley, Ward M. - DSC (WWI)
Adams, John Carver (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Barbey, Daniel E. - NC (WWII)
Bascom, Robert - DSC (WWI)
Bates, William H. - NC (Korea)
Bird, Hobart M. - DSC (WWI)
Burgard, John C. - DSC (WWI)
Dahl, Larry Gilbert (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Donnell, John Gerald (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Growdon, James P. - DSC (WWI)
Hansen, William (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Harris, Clifford O. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Hess, John B. - NC (WWII)
Hightower, Ernest James (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Inuzuka, Mineo - DSC (Korea)
Jackson, Arthur Junior - MOH (WWII)
Jacobsen, Erling E. - NC (WWII)
Jewell, Jesse D. - NC (WWII)
Johnson, Donald W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Kilbourne, Charles Evans - MOH (Philippines), DSC (WWI)
Kingsley, David Richard (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Kyle, Ernest C. - DSC (WWI)
Lieuallen, Fred Adcook - DSC (WWI)
Lyman, Robert C. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Martini, Gary Wayne (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
McEntee, Eugene - DSC (WWI)
Meier, Terrance Leo (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Miller, Raymond AKA: Jesse Rutherford, Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Noble, George B. - DSC (WWI)
Ragsdale, Irving Le Nois - DSC (WWI)
Read, Ross E. - DSC (WWI)
Renner, Joseph N. - NC (WWII)
Roberts, Samuel Booker, Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Saul, Tom W. - DSC (WWI)
Schoeni, Walter Paul - NC (WWII)
Sharff, Alfred L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Simonelli, Orazio - NC (WWII)
Stearns, David W. - DSC (WWI)
Struble, Arthur D. - DSC (Korea)
Stryker, Stuart S. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Swenson, Karl J. - DSC (WWI)
Updegraff, William N. - NC (WWII)
Wilcox, Ralph M. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Winters, Robert LaVerne - NC (WWII)
Wood, Lambert A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Wood, William J. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Alderman, John Clement - NC (WWII)
(B) Brett, Sereno Elmer - DSC (WWI)
(B) Buchan, Robert B. - 2 NCs (WWII)
(B) Cohn, David H. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
(B) Cohn, Eugene S. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Cox, Lewis B. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Gunst, Gerald H. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Hofstetter, Arnold Christian - NC (WWII)
(B) Maloy, Thomas Joel (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) Pedersen, Ingvald O. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Prewitt, Vance Carlyle (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) Rossi, Herman Joseph, Jr. - 2 NCs (WWII)
(B) Schwerin, William E. - NC (WWII)
(B) Sherwood, James E. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) Simpson, Rodger Whitten - 2 NCs (WWII)
(B) Turner, Richmond K. - NC (WWII)
(B) Wallace, Thomas Garrow - NC (WWII)

City/County

Name and Award Details
Prineville Holub, Anthony C. - DSC (WWII)
Rogue River (B) Presley, Albert C. - DSC (WWI)
Salem Dewitz, Helmuth - DSC (WWI)
  Dyer, William Connell, Jr. - DSC (WWII)
  Mason, Francis W. - DSC (WWI)
  Rosson, William Bradford - DSC (WWII)
  Williams, Bruce Wade - NC (WWII)
  Wilson, Ralph E. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Gatch, Thomas Leigh - 2 NCs (WWII)
  (B) Mershon, Vance - DSC (WWI)
Scotts Mills Gehrman, Frank R. - DSC (WWII)
Sheridan Teats, Grant W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Sherwood Rasmussen, Axel (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Silverton Specht, Lyle E. - NC (WWII)
Stanfield Hills, Clifford C. - NC (WWII)
Stayton (B) Dewitz, Helmuth - DSC (WWI)
The Dalles Kaufman, Loren R. (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
  (B) Fadden, Harry Delmar - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Turner (B) Read, Ross E. - DSC (WWI)
Umatilla County (B) Lieuallen, Fred Adcook - DSC (WWI)
Union Wells, Dean A. - NC (WWII)
Viento (B) Bird, Hobart M. - DSC (WWI)
Waldport (B) Stearns, David W. - DSC (WWI)
Willamina (B) Auer, Charles (KIA)  - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Willows (B) Womack, John H. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Wyoming (B) Saul, Tom W. - DSC (WWI)

 

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