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Distinguished Service Cross Recipients

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  • Admiral Sir Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley, VC, KCB, DSC, DL (1893 - 1986)
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  • LCDR George Emerson Cox, Jr (1917 - 1972)
    , for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron THEE (MTB-3), Motor Torpedo Boat FORTY-ONE (PT-41), in actio...
  • Nathan (Nate) Lieberman (1892 - 1973)
  • René Joyeuse né Veuve (1920 - 2012)
    'René Joyeuse (born Veuve) on wikipedia ..."he often assisted field surgeons in treating the wounded. The appalling death rate – he estimated that only one in 12 wounded survived – inspired him to he...

(Level 3 Gallantry Award)

Instituted 15th June 1901 as the Conspicuous Service Cross and renamed in October 1914 the Distinguished Service Cross.

The D.S.C. was awarded to naval officers below the rank of Lieutenant Commander for gallantry at sea in the presence of the enemy. Almost 2,000 D.S.C.s were awarded during the First World War.

A bar is awarded for subsequent acts of gallantry. The recipient is entitled to use D.S.C. after their name.

Source: http://www.greatwar.co.uk/medals/ww1-gallantry-awards.htm#DSC

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