Lieutenant (MC), U.S. Navy
Marine Expeditionary Force
Date of Action: April 2 - 9, 1917
The Navy Cross is presented to Chase W. Glenn, Lieutenant (MC), U.S.
Navy, for extraordinary heroism while attached to the Marine
Expeditionary Force serving in Santo Domingo during operations from
April 2 to 9, 1917, in attending the wounded while under fire.
WILLIAM J., JR.
Pharmacist's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy
Corpsman, 33d Company (Attached), Marine Expeditionary Force
Date of Action: (circa) 1916-18
The Navy Cross is presented to William J. Kilgore, Jr., Pharmacist's
Mate First Class, U.S. Navy, for exceptionally meritorious and
distinguished service during an epidemic of Spanish Influenza in Santo
Domingo, while in the field with the Thirty-Third Company, U.S. Marine
Corps. Kilgore was the only assistant to the Marine Corps doctor and
continued to administer to the sick, having a fever of 102 and 103,
but would not give in. As a result of his splendid work not one man
died. The services rendered were nothing short of marvelous.
Brigadier General, U.S. Marine Corps
2d Provisional Brigade, Marine Expeditionary Force (Dominican Republic)
Date of Action: June 18 - December 31, 1916
The Navy Cross is presented to Joseph Henry Pendleton, Brigadier General, U.S.
Marine Corps, for exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great
responsibility as Commanding officer of the Second Provisional Brigade of
Marines in support of the Government of Santo Domingo; for the wise and
successful administration of important offices in the Government entrusted to
his charge; and in general, for unfailing efforts to promote good order and
material prosperity throughout the Dominican Republic.
Born: 6/2/1860 at Rochester, Pennsylvania
Home Town: Coronado, California
ARNOLD A. AKA: J. HAROLD ARNOLD
Drummer, U.S. Marine Corps
31st Company, 4th Provisional Regiment, Marine Expeditionary Force (Dominican
Date of Action: December 1, 1916
The Navy Cross is presented to Arnold A. aka: J. Harold Arnold Schovan, Drummer,
U.S. Marine Corps, for exceptionally meritorious service in the Dominican
Republic on December 1, 1916. J. Harold Arnold, while serving under the name of
Arnold A. Schovan, drummer of the Thirty-First Company, Fourth Regiment, U.S.
Marine Corps, in action involving actual conflict with the enemy, distinguished
himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above
and beyond the call of duty.
Awarded Under Special Legislation, USMC
Authority: 102418 ACE-jfb (7 July 1936)
Born: at Royal Oak, Michigan
Home Town: Royal Oak, Michigan
Lieutenant (MC), U.S. Navy
4th Provisional Regiment, Marine Expeditionary Force
Date of Action: August 15, 1918
The Navy Cross is presented to Herbert L. Shinn, Lieutenant (MC), U.S.
Navy, for extraordinary heroism while on duty as medical officer of
the Fourth Provincial Regiment of U.S. Marines, operating in Santo
Domingo, where upon several occasions he performed the duties of a
line officer on reconnaissance duty, and upon one occasions, August
15, 1918, took military command of a detachment which had lost its
leader and led this detachment under fire to one of the finest
achievements of the campaign.