Navy Cross - Korean War

There are 267 recipients of the Navy Cross which was awarded for exemplary and heroic service during the Korean War.

Interesting facts:

  • Two men earned TWO Navy Crosses in Korea.
  • John Page, US Army, earned the Navy Cross and the Medal of Honor in Korea.
  • Lewis Puller, US Marine Corps, earned his 5th Navy Cross and the Distinguished Service Cross in Korea.
  • Four WWII Navy Cross recipients earned a 2nd award in Korea.
  • One Korean War Navy Cross recipient earned a 2nd award in Vietnam.

Note: We estimate that our database is 99.99% complete and accurate. There is a rare possibility that a valid recipient of the Military Cross may NOT be listed herein. Updates to correct any omissions will be made available from time to time.

* Indicates Killed in Action (KIA), Missing in Action (MIA), Prisoner of War (POW), or Died Non-Battle (DNB)

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World War II

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World War I

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Index of Major Awards

Home of Heroes continues to update our website content for online visitors. Here is a resource that can help you find a recipient of a major award. This information is provided in a PDF document which enables you to search the content by several search terms - name, branch of service, war/conflict.

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