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   Korean War 

Recipients Of The

Navy Cross

(We believe this listing to be 100% complete. While it is possible we may have missed a late award or upgrade, it is doubtful that there exists any recipients of the Navy Cross from Korea who are not listed below.)

Statistics:

A

  Abell, Welton R. (USMC)   Adams, Richard J. (USMC)   Alley, David W. (USMC)
  Adams, Jon D. (USMC)   Alexander, George W. (USMC)   Austin, Wayne D. (USN)

B

  Babbitt, Arlene K. (USN)    Benavides, Adolfo (USMC)   Brady, Joseph C. (USN)
*Bancroft, Arthur R. (USMC)    Betts, Elmer R. (USMC) *Bratback, Earl B. (USMC)
  Banks, Charles L. (USMC)    Betts, Harrison F. (USMC)   Breen, Richard R. (USMC)
  Banning, Virgil W. (USMC)    Blasongame, Richard N. (USMC) *Brewer, Donald E. (USN)
  Barbosa, Arthur G. (USMC)    Blick, Joseph A. (USMC)   Britt, William C. (USMC)
  Barlow, Quinton T. (USMC)    Bolt, John F. (USMC)   Brown, Dale W. (USN)
  Barrett, John M. (USMC)  *Booker, Dorsie H. (USMC) *Brown, William P. Jr. (USMC)
    OLC (1st Award WWII)
*Barrett, Ora E. (USMC)  *Borawski, Walter C. (USMC)
  Barrow, Robert H. (USMC)    Bordelon, Guy Pierre (USN) *Bryant, Rollins M. (USMC)
  Bates, William H. (USMC)  *Bowen, Murray M. (USN)   Burchick, Thomas A. (USN)
  Beard, James T. (USMC)    Bowerman, Billie J. (USMC)   Burr, Phillip J. (USMC)
  Beatty, Robert E. (USMC)  *Braaten, Palmer S. (USMC)   Butler, George H. (USMC)
  Bell, Van D. (USMC)
   1st Award (OLC in Vietnam))
   Bradley, Bobbie B. (USMC) *Butler, Wallace S. (USMC)
**Bradshaw, Charles W. (USMC)  

C

*Caldwell, Crayton L. (USMC)   Chinner, John W. (USMC)   Conaway, Lyle F.  (USMC)
*Canney, John J. (USMC) *Christensen, Thomas A. (USN)   Counselman, John D. (USMC)
* Cardillo, Mario (USMC)   Christofferson, Bernard W. (USMC)   Crawford, Ernie LaRue (USN)
*Chadwick, Fred D. (USMC)   Churchill, Joe V. (USN)   Cross, Frank S. (USMC)
  Chain, William B. (USMC)   Clark, Eugene F. (USN)  
  Chenoweth, Theodore H. (USMC) *Collins, Albert H. (USMC)  

D

  Daigneault, Donald A. (USMC)   Demas, John G. (USMC) *Dragastin, Marion T. (USN)
  Dailey, Joseph W. (USMC)   Dirst, Lloyd V. (USMC)   Dukes, Matthew D. (USMC)
*Davis, James C. (USMC)   Doezema, Richard M. (USMC)   Dunay, Andrew F. (USMC)

E

F

G

*Ehrlich, Leland E. (USMC)   Fauser, David K (USMC)   Gallagher, James P. (USMC)
*Elliott, Robert J. (USMC)   Fenwick, John L. (USMC) *Gaul, William M. (USMC)
*Elmore, George W. (USMC)   Fielding, Teddy Roosevelt (USN) *George, Walter W. (USMC)
*Elwell, John B. (USMC)   Fisher, Joseph R. (USMC)   Gilligan, Donald W. (USMC)
  Estey, Ralph F. (USMC) *Fitzpatrick, George F. (USMC)   Giovannucci, Joseph L. (USMC)
  *Foster, Charlie (USMC) *Givot, Martin L. (USMC)
    Foster, Fred T. (USN)   Gooding, Callis C. (USN)
  *Fristock, Edward (USMC)   Green, Rodney J. (USMC)
    *Guild, John N. (USMC)
    *Gzik, Richard Stanley (USMC)

H

    Hamby, John H.   (USMC)   Herndon, Wilbur N. (USMC) *House, Russell J. (USMC)
  *Harris, Weldon D. (USMC) *Hightower, Ernest J. (USMC) *Hovatter, Donald J. (USN)
**Harris, William F. (USMC)   Hilliard, Frederick E. (USMC)   Howard, Warren C. (USMC)
    Harrison, Roy E. (USMC)   Holladay, Morse L. (USMC)   Hull, Milton A. (USMC)
**Harvey, Amon F. (USMC)   Holmberg, William C. (USMC) *Hyde, David L. (USMC)
    Hendrickson, Robert C. (USMC)   Holt, William P. (USMC)  
    Hensley, Howard C. (USMC)   Hopkins, John L. (USMC)  

I

J

K

  Ingemansson, Nils V. (USMC) *Jackson, James E. (USMC)   Kee, Vance E. (USN)
  *Jackson, R.A. (USMC) *Keenan, Joseph F. (USN)
  *Jenson, Austin C. (USMC)   Kiser, Harrol (USMC)
    Johnson, Horace L. (USMC)   Kita, Alex J. (USN)
    Johnson, Walter P. (USMC)   Knox, Edwin L. (USMC)
    Jones, Donald R. (USMC)   Kohler, Robert D. (USMC)
    Jones, Jack R. (USMC)   Kramer, Vincent R. (USMC)
    *Kurcaba, Joseph R. (USMC)

L

*Lambert, Donald F. (USMC) *Lett, Lawrence E. (USMC)   Louder, Joseph J. (USMC)
  Larson, Jack F. (USMC) *Levasseur, Ronald N. (USMC) *Lourim, William B. (USMC)
  Lawrence, James F. (USMC)   Little, Charles G. (USMC) *Lovett, Frank E. (USMC)
*Lee, Benjamin G. (USMC)   Litzenberg, Homer L. (USMC)
    Also Awarded the DSC in Korea
  Lutz, Eugene L. (USMC)
  Lee, Chew E. (USMC)
   (Named Changed to Kurt C.)
  Lutz, Theodore J. (USMC)
  Livingston, William J. (USMC)  
*Leeds, Joseph R. (USMC)   Lorence, Herbert M. (USMC)  

M

*Magda, John J. (USN)   McEachern, Harold O. (USN)   Mize, Charles D. (USMC)
  Mallette, Perry A. (USMC)   McGahn, Patrick T. (USMC)   Monroe, Charles H. (USMC)
  Markland, Frederick J. (USMC)   McGuire, Thomas P. (USMC)   Moody, Clarence G. (USMC)
  Mason, Donald E. (USN)   McNaughton, George C. (USMC) *Morrison, Anthony G. (USMC)
  Matheney, Richard (USMC) *McVeen, James H. (USN)   Murphy, Daniel M. (USMC)
*Mathewson, Bruce (USMC)   Meade, John F. (USMC)   Murray, Benjamin H. (USMC)
  Mausen, John E. (USN)   Melvin, John B. (USMC)   Murray, Raymond L. (USMC)
    OLC (1st Award in WWII)
   
Also awarded DSC in Korea 
  McCloskey, Paul N. (USMC) *Merrick, Richard Charles (USN)
  McClung, William J. III (USMC)   Midkiff, Earl D. (USMC)

N

 

O

    Neal, George Milton (USN)   *O'Donnell, Terrance W. (USN)
    Nihart, Franklin B. (USMC) *Ogden, James W. (USMC)
    Nolan, Harvey W. (USMC)   Olivhovik, John (USA)
    Noonkester, Henry E. (USMC)   Orsulak, Edmond T. (USMC)
**Nunez-Juarez, Ramon (USMC) *O'Toole, James W. (USMC)

P

*Page, John U.D. (USA)
   Also awarded MOH in Korea 
*Penney, Chester O. (USMC) *Pope, Charles E. (USN)
  Peters, Uel D. (USMC)   Puckett, Clinton A.  (USMC)
  Parker, Waller J. (USN)   Petro, George E. (USMC)   Puller, Lewis B. (USMC)
    4th OLC (2 Awards Nicaragua)
                 (2 Awards WWII)
  
  Also awarded DSC in Korea 
*Parks, Donald L. (USMC) *Phillips, Walter D. (USMC)
*Peach, Earle F. (USMC)   Polley, Paul N. (USN)

R

*Ramsay, Arlis W. (USMC) *Roberts, Clayton L. (USMC)   Rowe, John A. (USMC)
*Raymond, Robert J. (USMC)   Robinson, Stanley S. (USMC)   Roy, Franklin D. (USMC)
  Read, Benjamin S. (USMC)   Roise, Harold S. (USMC)
   OLC (2 Awards Earned in Korea)
*Rust, Charles V. (USMC)
  Reusser, Kenneth L. (USMC)
   OLC (1st Award in WWII)
*Ryan, Howard (USMC)
  Romero-Nieves, Enrique (USMC)  

S

  Salsberry, Robert B. (USMC) *Smith, Billy D.   (USN)   Stevens, John W. II (USMC)
  Sawyer, Webb D. (USMC) *Smith, David E. (USMC)   Stewart, Roy L. (USMC)
  Scott, James E. (USMC) *Smith, H. J. (USMC)   Stone, Cletus H. (USN)
  Seeburger, Edward H. (USMC)   Smith, Loren R. (USMC)   Stouffer, Frederick E. (USMC)
  Seldal, Russell J. (USMC)   Smith, Raymond C. (USMC) *Stropes, Dale L. (USMC)
  Serrano, Robert (USN)   Smith, Samuel S. (USMC) *Sulliman, George S. (USMC)
  Shonk, Walter C. (USMC)   Snelling, Edward W. (USMC)   Sutter, Allan (USMC)
  Shouldice, Darcy V. (USN)   Southall, James B. (USMC)   Swigart, Oral R. (USMC)
  Sigmund, Louis J. (USMC)   Speir, Frank (USA)  
*Smalley, Lloyd B. (USMC) *Stephen, James W. (USMC)  

T

U

V

 *Taft, Kenneth E. (USMC) *Umbaugh, Ernest J. (USMC) *Valentine, Earl L. (USMC)
   Taplett, Robert D. (USMC)     Vestal, Lucian L. (USMC)
 *Thomas, Francis R.   (USMC)   *Vogel, Raymond. (USN)
 *Thompson, Will A. (USMC)    
**Thornton, John William (USN)    
 *Tidwell, Gerald G. (USMC)    
 *Toland, Donald T. (USMC)    
   Touchette, Robert F. (USMC)    
   Trombly, Alfred D. (USN)    

W

  Waddill, Thomas, H. (USN)   Wawrzniak, Stanley J.   (USMC)
   OLC (2 Awards Earned in Korea
*Williams, Leslie C. (USMC)
  Wagner, Robert C. (USN)   Wilson, Frank E. (USMC)
*Walter, Stephen C. (USMC)   Weisgerber, William D. (USMC) *Wilson, Loyd J. (USMC)
*Walz, Ralph L. (USMC)   West, Robley E. (USMC)   Wolf, Wilmot H.   (USMC)
  Ward, Joseph M. (USMC)   Westerman, Jack (USMC)   Word, John G. (USMC)
  Wasson, Marvin L. (USMC)   Whear, Roger G. (USN) *Worster, Vance O. (USMC)
  Watson, John E. (USMC) *Williams, Jack V. (USMC)

 * Indicates Posthumous Award 
** Indicates Missing In Action 

V

 
  Yancey, John   (USMC)  OLC (1st Award in WWII)
*Yates, George W. (USMC)  

Navy Crosses were earned by at least 26 Navy Corpsmen (8 Posthumously)
Navy Crosses were earned by at least  4 Navy and 5 USMC Pilots

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