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Ralph Cheli, Sr. MP (1919 - 1944)

Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 29, 1919 San Francisco San Francisco County California, USA Death: Mar. 6, 1944 World War II Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He was a Major with the U.S. Army A...

11/11/2014

Nicholas "Nick" Oresko MP (1917 - 2013)

"Nick"

Find a Grave Birth: Jan. 18, 1917 Bayonne Hudson County New Jersey, USA Death: Oct. 4, 2013 Cresskill Bergen County New Jersey, USA Medal Of Honor Recipient. M/Sgt. Oresko was a platoon leader ...

10/6/2013

Private First Class Harold Christ Agerholm, USMCR (January 29, 1925 – July 7, 1944) served as a Marine during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions while enga...

11/10/2012

Joseph Jacob Foss, Medal of Honor MP (1915 - 2003)

"Smokey Joe", "Old Joe", "Old Foos", "Ace of Aces"

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Joseph Jacob Foss (MCSN: 0-6774), United States Marine Corps Reserve...

10/5/2012

Laverne Parrish (1918 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Technician Fourth Grade Laverne Parrish, United States Army, for c...

5/4/2012

Harl Pease, Jr (1917 - 1942)

After the war is was learned that Captain Pease survived being shot down, and was taken prisoner by the Japanese after bailing out of his B-17. On October 8, 1942, he and five other prisoners were behe...

5/4/2012

Forrest E Peden (1913 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Technician Fifth Grade Forrest E. Peden (ASN: 37503529), United St...

5/4/2012

Frank D Peregory (1915 - 1944)

Frank Peregory entered active duty in the U.S. Army from the Virginia National Guard. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Ho...

5/4/2012

George J. Peters (b. - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private George J. Peters (ASN: 31297689), United States Army, for ...

5/4/2012

George Peterson (b. - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Staff Sergeant George Peterson, United States Army, for conspicuou...

5/4/2012

Oscar Verner Peterson (1899 - 1942)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Chief Watertender Oscar Verner Peterson, United States Navy, for e...

5/4/2012

Frank Joseph Petrarca (1918 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Frank Joseph Petrarca, United States Army, for...

5/4/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant [then Gunner] Jackson Charles Pharris, United States Navy, for cons...

5/4/2012

Wesley Phelps (1923 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Wesley Phelps, United States Marine Corps Reserve, for con...

5/4/2012

George Phillips (1926 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private George Phillips, United States Marine Corps Reserve, for c...

5/4/2012

John Lucian Smith (1914 - 1972)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major John Lucian Smith, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism...

4/9/2012

Richard Keith Sorenson (1924 - 2004)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Richard Keith Sorenson, United States Marine Corps Reserve, for conspi...

4/4/2012

Junior James Spurrier (1922 - 1984)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Junior James Spurrier, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

4/4/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant John C. Squires, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

4/4/2012

Tony Stein (1921 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Tony Stein, United States Marine Corps (Reserve), for con...

3/29/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Commander [then Lieutenant Commander] George Levick Street, III (NSN: 0-78745)...

3/27/2012

Lt. James E. Swett, Medal of Honor (1920 - 2009)

"Swett"

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant James Elms Swett (MCSN: 0-9601), United States Marine Corps (...

3/23/2012

Major Henry Talmage Elrod USMC MP (1905 - 1941)

"Hammerin' Hank"

Find a Grave From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Talmage "Hammerin' Hank" Elrod (September 27, 1905–December 23, 1941) was a Marine Corps aviator. He was the first aviator to receive...

3/7/2012

Charles L Thomas, 1LT (1920 - 1980)

In the late 1980s, due that fact that no Medals of Honor were awarded to Black American soldiers in either of the World Wars, a review of Distinguished Service Cross awards was initiated to see if some...

3/2/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Herbert Joseph Thomas, United States Marine Corps (Reserv...

3/2/2012

William H Thomas, PFC (1923 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class William H. Thomas, United States Army, for con...

3/2/2012

Clyde A Thomason, SGT (1914 - 1942)

In this action Clyde Thomason became the first ENLISTED Marine to earn the Medal of Honor in World War II. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in prese...

3/2/2012

Max Thompson (1922 - 1997)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Max Thompson, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intre...

3/2/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Horace Marvin Thorne (ASN: 32012364), United States Army,...

3/2/2012

A Red Cross Club in Korea has been dedicated to PFC Thorson, and an Army Transport was dedicated in his name. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in pr...

3/2/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Grant Frederick Timmerman, United States Marine Corps, fo...

3/2/2012

Five years before World War I began, Peter Tomich (Tonic) immigrated to the United States. When war broke out he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served until January 13, 1919. He received U.S. Citiz...

3/2/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) John Joseph Tominac, United States Army, for consp...

3/2/2012

John Roderick Towle (1924 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private John Roderick Towle, United States Army, for conspicuous g...

3/2/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry), [then First Lieutenant] Jack LeMaster Treadwell (ASN: 0-17...

3/2/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant (Air Corps) Walter Edward Truemper, United State...

3/2/2012

Day G. Turner (b. - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Day G. Turner, United States Army, for conspicuous gallan...

3/2/2012

George Benton Turner (1899 - 1963)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private First Class George Benton Turner (ASN: 39110988), United States Army, ...

3/2/2012

Matt Louise Urban (1919 - 1995)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry) Matt Louis Urban, United States Army, for extraordinary her...

2/28/2012

Nathan K. Van Noy, Jr. (1924 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Nathan K. Van Noy, Jr., United States Army, for conspicuou...

2/28/2012

Bruce Avery Van Voorhis (1908 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Lieutenant Commander Bruce Avery Van Voorhis, United States Navy, ...

2/28/2012

Leon Robert Vance, Jr. (1916 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Lieutenant Colonel (Air Corps) Leon Robert Vance, Jr., United Stat...

2/28/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Technical Sergeant Forrest Lee "Woody" Vosler, United States Army Air Forces, ...

2/28/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Pharmacist's Mate Second Class George Edward Wahlen, United States Navy, for c...

2/16/2012

Kenneth Walker was the 2d Cousin of Civil War Medal of Honor recipient Jacob N. Overturf. General Walker remains the highest-ranking American Soldier still Missing in Action of World War II. The Pres...

2/16/2012

Herman C Wallace (1924 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Herman C. Wallace, United States Army, for con...

2/16/2012

Kenneth Ambrose Walsh (1916 - 1998)

Ken Walsh became the first ACE in the F4U Corsair, and was a QUADRUPLE ACE in World War II, credited with TWENTY-ONE aerial victories, plus 2 probables and 1 damaged. The President of the United Stat...

2/16/2012

William Gary Walsh (1922 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Gunnery Sergeant William Gary Walsh, United States Marine Corps (R...

2/16/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Seaman First Class James Richard Ward, United States Navy, for con...

2/16/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Keith Lincoln Ware (ASN: 0-33181), United States Army, for ...

2/16/2012

Henry F. Warner (1923 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Henry F. Warner, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

2/16/2012

Robert T. Waugh (b. - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Robert T. Waugh, United States Army, f...

2/16/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) David Crowder Waybur, United States Army, for cons...

2/16/2012

Ellis R. Weicht (1916 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Ellis R. Weicht, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

2/16/2012

Walter C. Wetzel (1919 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Walter C. Wetzel, United States Army, for cons...

2/10/2012

Eli Lamar Whiteley (1913 - 1986)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant Eli Lamar Whiteley (ASN: 0-1310907), United States Army, for ...

2/3/2012

Hulon Brooke Whittington (1921 - 1969)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Hulon Brooke Whittington, United States Army, for conspicuous gallant...

2/3/2012

Paul Joseph Wiedorfer (1921 - 2011)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Paul Joseph Wiedorfer, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

2/3/2012

Thomas W. Wigle (1909 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant Thomas W. Wigle (ASN: 0-1314729), United States ...

2/3/2012

William Hale Wilbur (1888 - 1979)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Colonel William Hale Wilbur, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and...

2/3/2012

Edward G. Wilkins (1917 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Edward G. Wilkin, United States Army, for conspicuous gal...

1/30/2012

Raymond Harrell Wilkins (1917 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Major (Air Corps) Raymond Harrell Wilkins, United States Army Air ...

1/30/2012

Walter J. Williams (b. - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Walter J. Will, United States Army, fo...

1/30/2012

Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams MP

"Woody"

Ona, WV, USA

Ona, WV, USA

Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams (born October 2, 1923) is a retired United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The President ...

1/30/2012

John Harlan Willis (1921 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Pharmacist's Mate First Class John Harlan Willis, United States Na...

1/23/2012

Alfred Leonard Wilson (1918 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Technician Fifth Grade Alfred Leonard Wilson, United States Army, ...

1/23/2012

Gen. Louis H Wilson, Jr, USMC, Medal of Honor (1920 - 2005)

"Commandant of the Corps"

From July 1, 1975 to June 30, 1979, General Wilson served as the 26th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. Medal of Honor The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, tak...

1/23/2012

Robert Lee Wilson (1921 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Robert Lee Wilson, United States Marine Corps,...

1/23/2012

Homer Lee Wise (1917 - 1974)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Homer L. Wise, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry an...

1/23/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Frank Peter Witek, United States Marine Corps ...

1/23/2012

Howard E. Woodford (1921 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Staff Sergeant Howard E. Woodford, United States Army, for conspic...

1/20/2012

Cassin Young (1894 - 1942)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Commander Cassin Young (NSN: 0-9615), United States Navy, for distinguished co...

1/17/2012

Rodger Wilton Young (1918 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Rodger W. Young (ASN: 20504613), United States Army, for c...

1/17/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major (Air Corps), [then Captain] Jay Zeamer, United States Army Air Forces, f...

1/17/2012

United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. The President of the United States of A...

1/17/2012

Colonel Mitchell Paige U.S.M.C. (Pejić) MP (1918 - 2003)

"Михајло Пејић/Mihajlo Pejić"

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Platoon Sergeant Mitchell Paige, United States Marine Corps, for extraor...

12/12/2011

Chris Carr aka Christos H. Karaberis (1914 - 1970)

"Chris Carr", "Christos H. Karaberis"

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Chris Carr, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on October ...

12/12/2011

Stuart S Stryker (1924 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Stuart S. Stryker, United States Army, for con...

12/12/2011

Reinhardt John Keppler (1918 - 1942)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Boatswain's Mate First Class Reinhardt John Keppler, United States...

12/12/2011

Vito R Bertoldo (1916 - 1966)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Vito R. Bertoldo, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantr...

12/12/2011

Edward Andrew Bennett (1920 - 1983)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Edward Andrew Bennett, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry ...

12/12/2011

Ens. Herbert C. Jones (1918 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Ensign Herbert Charpoit Jones, United States Naval Reserve, for co...

12/12/2011

Donald Arthur Gary (1903 - 1977)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant, Junior Grade Donald Arthur Gary, United States Navy, for conspicuo...

12/12/2011

James Lewis Day (1925 - 1998)

James Lewis Day was born October 5, 1925, in East St. Louis, Illinois. Day holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Masters of Business Administration degree. He enlisted in the ...

12/12/2011

Albert Leroy David (1902 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Lieutenant [then Lieutenant, Junior Grade] Albert Leroy David, Uni...

12/12/2011

William R. Shockley (1918 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class William Ralph Shockley, United States Army, fo...

12/12/2011

Carlton William Barrett (1919 - 1986)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Carlton William Barrett, United States Army, for gallantry and intrepi...

12/12/2011

Ben Louis Salomon (1914 - 1944)

United States Army dentist during World War II, and Medal of Honor recipient. The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to ...

12/12/2011

Robert M. Viale (1916 - 1945)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to VIALE, ROBERT M. Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Compa...

12/12/2011

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to CRAFT, CLARENCE B. Rank and organization: Private, First Class, U.S. Army, Compan...

11/9/2011

Jack Williams (1924 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WILLIAMS, JACK Rank and Organization: Pharmacist's Mate Third Class, U.S. Naval...

11/7/2011

Wilson Douglas Watson (1921 - 1994)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WATSON, WILSON DOUGLAS Rank and Organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps Reserv...

11/7/2011

Seymour W Terry (1918 - 1945)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to TERRY, SEYMOUR W. Rank and Organization: Captain, U.S. Army, Company B, 382d In...

11/7/2011

Edgar Harold Lloyd (1922 - 1944)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to LLOYD, EDGAR H. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Company E...

11/7/2011

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to HENDRIX, JAMES R. Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Army, Company C, 53d Arm...

11/7/2011

Nathan Green Gordon was born on 4 September 1916 in Morrilton, Arkansas. He graduated from the University of Arkansas and practiced law before enlisting from that state in the U.S. Naval Reserve in May...

11/7/2011

Capt. Maurice L. Britt, Medal of Honor (1919 - 1995)

"Lee", "Maurice", "Morris"

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BRITT, MAURICE L. Rank and organization: Captain (then Lieutenant), U.S. Army, ...

11/7/2011

JOHN DURY NEW, PFC (1924 - 1944)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to NEW, JOHN DURY Rank and Organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps....

10/24/2011

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to LAWLEY, WILLIAM R., JR. (Air Mission) Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, ...

10/24/2011

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to GRAY, ROSS FRANKLIN Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. B...

10/24/2011