World War I Distinguished Service Recipients

There are 6,309 recipients of the Distinguished Service Cross awarded for service during World War I.

Here's the breakdown.

  • 5,429 Army
  • 319  Army Air Service
  • 357 Marine Corps
  • 43 Navy
  • 154 Foreign Service Members
  • 7 Civilian

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Below you will find links to the names of those recipients by Branch and within Branch by Last Name.


Army Air Service


Marine Corps

Foreign Service


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