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Capt. Marcellus H. Chiles, Medal of Honor MP (1895 - 1918)

"Holmes"

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Chiles served as a Captain, United States Army, 356th Infantry, 89th Division. He was awarded his medal for service Near Le Champy Bas, France,...

5/9/2018 5/9/2018

Lt. Weedon E. Osborne, DDS, Medal of Honor MP (1892 - 1918)

""Willie""

A Chicago native, Weedon Osborne graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1915. He was appointed a U.S. Navy Dental Surgeon with the rank of Lieutenant, Junior Grade, on May 8, 1917. He ...

5/8/2018 5/8/2018

Benjamin Louis Salomon MP (1914 - 1944)

from: Wikipedia Benjamin Lewis Salomon (September 1, 1914 – July 7, 1944) was a United States Army dentist during World War II, assigned as a front-line surgeon. When the Japanese started overrunning...

5/12/2016 5/3/2018

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as the Major of the 7th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery in action on June...

3/27/2018 5/1/2018

He served during WWI as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, Company C, 363d Infantry, 91st Division. On September 26, 1918, Sergeant Katz participated in action near Eclisfontaine, France. After his company...

4/1/2018 4/1/2018

Sgt. Benjamin Kaufman, Medal of Honor MP (1894 - 1981)

"Kaufmann"

He served in the United States Army during World War I as a First Sergeant in Company K, 308th Infantry, 77th Division. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery in action on October 4, 1918 ...

4/1/2018 4/1/2018

Sgt. James Mestrovitch, Medal of Honor MP (1894 - 1918)

"Joko Meštrović"

Sgt Mestrovitch, an ethnic Croat, was born in the Boka Kotorska, and after immigrating to the United States in 1913 lived in Fresno, California. He enlisted in the U.S. Army at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvan...

4/1/2018 4/1/2018

He was commissioned a 2nd Lt. with the Field Artillery in the Kansas National Guard in Jul 1917. He was stationed in his hometown for a while and later at Fort Sill, OK., before going to France with ...

2/28/2018 2/28/2018

Pvt. Samuel Martin, Sr. (USA) MP (1833 - 1931)

"Samuel Ellsworth Martin Sr."

Private, Company G, 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Enlisted on September 18, 1862. Served as Company Teamster. Discharged by General Order on July 10, 1865 at Cumberland, Maryland. Pension records lists da...

9/19/2010 2/28/2018

William Bailey Avery MP (1840 - 1894)

He was a student at Brown University at the breaking out of the civil war, and was among the first to enlist from that college. He was in the battle of Bull Run. He won a medal of honor for conspicuous...

9/10/2010 2/28/2018

Cpl. Heriot, with 4 other soldiers, organized a combat group and attacked an enemy machine-gun nest which had been inflicting heavy casualties on his company. In the advance 2 of his men were killed,...

2/9/2018 2/9/2018

Nathan Green Gordon MP (1916 - 2008)

Nathan Green Gordon (September 4, 1916 – September 8, 2008) was an American lawyer, politician, and decorated naval aviator. A Democrat, he served as the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas for ten...

1/10/2018 1/10/2018

Dakota Louis Meyer (born June 26, 1988) is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and the War in Afghanistan. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Ganjgal on Se...

9/15/2011 12/19/2017

George Newman Bliss was born in Tiverton, Rhode Island on July 22, 1837, the son of James and Sarah (Stafford) Bliss. He attended Brown University, secured a bachelor's degree from Union College, and e...

12/10/2017 12/10/2017

Thomas Eadie MP (1887 - 1974)

Thomas Eadie (April 8, 1887 – November 14, 1974) was a United States Navy diver and a recipient of America's highest military decoration - the Medal of Honor. Biography Thomas Eadie was born on A...

12/3/2017 12/3/2017

CPO Edwin Joseph Hill MP (c.1894 - 1941)

Medal of Honor citation: For distinguished conduct in the line of his profession, extraordinary courage, and disregard of his own safety during the attack on the Fleet in Pearl Harbor, by Japanese fo...

10/5/2017 10/5/2017

) Raymond Gilbert "Ray" Davis (January 13, 1915 – September 3, 2003) was a United States Marine Corps four-star-general who had served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Davis was ...

1/12/2009 7/28/2017

Gary Evans Foster MP (1894 - 1951)

Gary Evans Foster (November 6, 1894 – July 22, 1951) was a S.C. National Guard Soldier serving in the United States Army during World War I who received the Medal of Honor for bravery. Biography ...

2/11/2009 4/15/2017

Louis Cukela MP (1888 - 1956)

"Louis Cukela"

Louis Cukela (May 1, 1888 – March 19, 1956) was a Croatian American United States Marine numbered among the nineteen two-time recipients of the Medal of Honor. Cukela was awarded the Medal by both the ...

4/11/2017 4/11/2017

Andrew McCornack MP (1844 - 1920)

Andrew received the Medal of Honor for "distinguished gallantry" in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. According to the records on the 22 May 1863 he volunteered to be a member of a storming party. He r...

3/25/2010 11/21/2016

Roger Hugh Charles Donlon (born January 30, 1934) is a former United States Army officer. He is the first person to receive the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, as well as the first member of the U...

9/26/2011 11/17/2016

Captain Lee Nutting (USA) MP (1837 - 1908)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Orange County, New York, he served as a Captain of Company C, 61st New York Infantry, Union Army. In actions at Todds Tavern, Virginia, May 8...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Morris Harris MP (1837 - 1927)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a 1st Lieutenant in the 1st United States Regular Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Smithfield, Virginia o...

8/22/2016 8/25/2016

Ens. John Charles England MP (1920 - 1941)

"English"

Find a Grave Birth: Dec. 11, 1920 Harris Sullivan County Missouri, USA Death: Dec. 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor Honolulu County Hawaii, USA John Charles "J.C." England was born in Harris, Missouri, the...

5/2/2015 8/13/2016

Col. Joseph Samuel Cecil, Medal of Honor MP (1878 - 1940)

"Josephus"

Joseph Samuel Cecil, a sergeant in the Spanish American War, was a commanding officer of infantry in the Philippine Insurrection. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by President Coolidge f...

8/3/2016 8/3/2016

Bernard Albert Byrne (October 19, 1853 – February 2, 1910) was a United States Army Captain received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War. He later achieved the rank of L...

7/16/2016 7/16/2016

John D. Hawk MP (1924 - 2013)

John Druse "Bud" Hawk (May 30, 1924 − November 4, 2013) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in Wor...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Deming Bronson MP (1894 - 1957)

Deming Bronson (July 8, 1894 – May 29, 1957) was a United States Army officer who received the United States military's highest award, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War I. Bronson wa...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 – March 23, 2006) was the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor and one of only three so honored (the others are Thomas W. Bennett and Joseph ...

6/13/2016 6/13/2016

William Loren McGonagle (November 19, 1925 – March 3, 1999) was a United States Naval officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions while in command of the USS Liberty when it was attacked ...

6/5/2016 6/5/2016

Robert Eugene Bush MP (1926 - 2005)

Robert Eugene Bush (October 4, 1926 – November 8, 2005) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was awarded the nation's highest military decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his acti...

12/16/2013 6/5/2016

Francis Jay Herron (February 17, 1837 – January 8, 1902), was a Union general during the American Civil War. Honors A bronze bust of Herron (sculpted by Solon Borglum) was erected in January 19...

5/1/2016 5/1/2016

Charles E. Capehart (1833–1911) was an officer in the U.S. Cavalry during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for action following the Battle of Gettysburg on July 4, 1863. Cap...

4/30/2016 4/30/2016

Henry Capehart (March 18, 1825 – April 15, 1895) was a surgeon and officer in the U.S. Cavalry during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for saving the life of a drowning soldie...

4/30/2016 4/30/2016

Captain Leslie A. Williams MP (1920 - 2015)

Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, which broke the military color barrier during World War II, has died in California. He was 95. Williams died Monday of natural causes at ...

2/25/2016 2/25/2016

John W. Whitmore MP (1844 - 1918)

Awarded for actions during the Civil War The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John W. Whitmore, United St...

2/17/2016 2/17/2016

Stephen E. Chandler/From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Stephen E. Chandler Born November 20, 1841, Battle Creek, Michigan Died February 1, 1919 (aged 77) Minneapolis, Minnesota Buried at ...

1/13/2016 1/15/2016

Paul Frederick Foster (March 25, 1889 – January 30, 1972) was an American naval officer. He was born in the Wichita, Kansas, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1911.[1] He received...

12/21/2015 12/21/2015

Daniel Judson Callaghan (July 26, 1890 – November 13, 1942) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. In a ca...

11/1/2008 12/21/2015

George Maus Lowry (October 27, 1889 – 1981) served as a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. He received the Medal of Honor for actions during the United States occupation of Veracruz, 1914.

12/21/2015 12/21/2015

For distinguished conduct in battle engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. McNair was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men throu...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

John Kiggins (February 2, 1837 – September 29, 1914) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the...

3/21/2009 12/14/2015

Tibor Rubin MP (1929 - 2015)

Tibor Rubin was born to Ferenc Rubin, a shoemaker, and Rosa Appel in Paszto, Hungary. At the age of 13, he and his family were transported to the Mauthausen concentration camp. He was later liberated, ...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Robert Dale Reem was born on October 20, 1925 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Elizabethtown High School in June 1943. During his final year of high school, he was a page in the Pennsylv...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Willis Winter Bradley Jr. (June 28, 1884 – August 27, 1954) was a Naval officer, a recipient of the Medal of Honor and a U.S. Representative from California. Born in Ransomville, New York, Bradley ...

8/5/2015 12/12/2015

Bruce McCandless I (August 12, 1911 – January 24, 1968) was an officer of United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor during World War II for his heroism on board the USS San Francisco (CA-38)...

8/5/2015 12/12/2015

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as a marine platoon commander of Company A, in action against enemy aggressor forces. With his plat...

12/10/2015 12/10/2015

12/3/2015 12/3/2015

Allen Buchanan (December 22, 1876 – January 12, 1940) was an officer in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz. He died Janua...

11/29/2015 11/29/2015

Rufus Zenas Johnston (June 7, 1874 – July 4, 1959) was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1895. He received the Medal of Honor for actions at the...

11/28/2015 11/28/2015

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 11/23/2015

He was born in Waco, Texas and entered the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland in May 1885 and graduated in 1889. He was commissioned to the rank of ensign on July 1, 1891, the rank of lieutena...

11/23/2015 11/23/2015

Sgt. Daniel J. Daly, 2 Medals of Honor MP (1873 - 1937)

""Come on", "you sons of bitches", "do you want to live forever?""

Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph "Dan" Daly (November 11, 1873 – April 27, 1937) was a United States Marine and one of only nineteen men (including seven Marines) to have received the Medal of Honor twic...

11/19/2015 11/19/2015

Mexican Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant during the 1914 Vera Cruz, Mexico Campaign. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on Apri...

11/18/2015 11/18/2015

Brigadier General Albertus Wright Catlin of the United States Marine Corps (December 1, 1868–May 31, 1933) after commanding the 3rd Regiment at Veracruz, Mexico, in 1914, was issued a commendatory le...

11/15/2015 11/15/2015

A drummer boy, 14 years of age, and severely wounded and exposed to a heavy fire from the enemy, he persistently remained upon the field of battle until he had reported to Gen. W. T. Sherman the nece...

11/13/2015 11/13/2015

Richard Nott Antrim (December 17, 1907 – March 7, 1969) was an officer in the United States Navy who received the United States' highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions as a pr...

11/12/2015 11/12/2015

Major General James Everett Livingston (born January 12, 1940) is a retired United States Marine Corps major general. He was awarded the United States' highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—...

10/27/2015 10/27/2015

William Charlie Horton (July 21, 1876 – February 14, 1969) was a United States Marine and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during th...

10/13/2015 10/13/2015

Randolph Carter Berkeley (January 9, 1875 – January 31, 1960) was a United States Marine Corps major general who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the United States occupation of Ver...

9/26/2015 9/26/2015

You're a 19 year old kid. You are critically wounded and dying in the jungle somewhere in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam . It's November 11, 1967. LZ (landin...g zone) X-ray. Your unit is outnumbere...

8/29/2015 8/29/2015

Henry Eugene “Red” Erwin, Sr., (May 8, 1921 – January 16, 2002) was a United States Army Air Forces airman and a recipient of the U.S. military’s highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions...

8/24/2015 8/24/2015

Thomas James Reeves, born in Thomaston, Connecticut, December 9, 1895, was a US Navy radioman who became the namesake of the destroyer escort USS Reeves. Reeves was killed during the Japanese surpris...

12/31/2014 8/23/2015

Robert Raymond Scott (July 13, 1915 – December 7, 1941) was a United States Navy sailor who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Robert Ray...

12/31/2014 8/23/2015

Joel Thompson Boone (August 2, 1889 – April 2, 1974) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I. In addition to the Medal of Honor, Boone re...

8/22/2015 8/22/2015

George Dennis Keathley (March 10, 1917 – September 14, 1944) was a staff sergeant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II. Biography Born in ...

8/15/2015 8/15/2015

Turney White Leonard (June 18, 1921 - November 6, 1944) was a United States Army officer who received the U.S. military's highest award, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War II. Biograp...

8/15/2015 8/15/2015

Lloyd Herbert "Pete" Hughes, Jr., (July 12, 1921 – August 1, 1943), a second lieutenant in the United States Army Air Forces who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions in Operation ...

8/15/2015 8/15/2015

William George Harrell (June 16, 1922 – August 9, 1964) was a United States Marine who was awarded his nation's highest military honor – the Medal of Honor – for his heroic actions in the Battle of I...

8/15/2015 8/15/2015

. Horace Seaver "Stump" Carswell, Jr. (July 18, 1916 – October 26, 1944) was a Medal of Honor recipient as a Major in the United States Army Air Corps who served in World War II. He is the namesake o...

8/15/2015 8/15/2015

Colonel Jack L. Treadwell MP (1919 - 1977)

Jack LeMaster Treadwell [1] (March 31, 1919 – December 12, 1977) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions...

8/12/2015 8/12/2015

World War II Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Petty Officer Signalman First Class and holds the distinction of being the only member of the US Coast Guard to receive the Medal of Honor. In 19...

7/31/2015 7/31/2015

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company B, 50th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravry at Port Hudson, Lou...

7/31/2015 7/31/2015

Amos Chapman MP (1837 - 1925)

"Tam-e-yukh-tah"

Amos Chapman (1839–1925) was a civilian scout who was awarded the Medal of Honor for gallantry while in service of the United States Army during the Indian Wars. His medal was later revoked before he d...

7/27/2015 7/27/2015

Jefferson J. DeBlanc MP (1921 - 2007)

From Wikipedia (English) : Jefferson Joseph DeBlanc (February 15, 1921 – November 22, 2007) was a World War II Marine Corps fighter pilot and ace — shooting down nine Japanese aircraft during two tou...

5/1/2009 7/16/2015

Joseph Robert "Bob" Kerrey (born August 27, 1943) was the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1989 to 2001. Having served in the Vietnam War, an...

4/7/2012 7/13/2015

Earle Davis Gregory MP (1897 - 1972)

Earle Davis Gregory (October 18, 1897—January 6, 1972) was a World War I Medal of Honor recipient for his heroic actions in 1918 during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France. Medal of Honor citatio...

6/17/2015 6/17/2015

Ensign Francis Flaherty is a home-town hero of Charlotte MI. He was one of the first Michigan servicemen to receive a World War II Congressional Medal of Honor. He remained at his station on one of t...

6/17/2015 6/17/2015

Hiram Iddings Bearss (April 13, 1875 – August 28, 1938) was an officer of the United States Marine Corps who received the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Philippine-American War and the Disting...

6/9/2015 6/9/2015

John Breckinridge Babcock (February 7, 1843[1] – April 26, 1909) was a US Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Indian Wars. (Note - his obituary in the New York Tim...

1/28/2012 6/7/2015

The all-African-American 369th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army arrived in France in January 1918. In an era of racial prejudice and segregation within the armed forces, its soldiers were initially...

6/3/2015 6/3/2015

Biography and Medal of Honor Citation on United States Army website Shemin, a Jewish sergeant who lied about his age in order to serve, eventually led a platoon in battle where for three days he ra...

5/18/2009 6/2/2015

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company K, 2d Minnesota Infantry for action on September...

3/9/2010 5/21/2015

. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. (October 28, 1929 – October 26, 1952) was a United States Marine Corps officer who sacrificed his life in defense of his outpost and fellow Marines on "The Hook" in Kor...

5/11/2015 5/11/2015

Horatio Collins King (December 22, 1837 – November 15, 1918) was a Union Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the American Civil War. He also served as a U.S. lawyer, p...

5/6/2015 5/6/2015

. Edwin Alexander Anderson, Jr. (July 16, 1860 – September 23, 1933) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the 1914 American intervention at Veracruz. He...

5/2/2015 5/2/2015

William Rees Rush (1857–1940) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War, the 1914 United States occupation of Veracruz, and World War I, and was a recipient of the Meda...

5/2/2015 5/2/2015

Lt. Wilmon W. Blackmar (USA) MP (1841 - 1905)

Lieutenant Wilmon W. Blackmar (July 25, 1841 to July 16, 1905) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Blackmar received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, t...

1/22/2015 4/25/2015

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brevet Major in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in Company D, 116th Pennsylvania Infantry for ...

4/21/2015 4/21/2015

Sampson Harris MP (1841 - 1905)

Find a Grave Birth: 1841 Death: Oct. 29, 1905 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, He was award...

3/30/2014 4/5/2015

Rear Admiral Richard Hetherington “Dick” O'Kane (February 2, 1911 – February 16, 1994) was a United States Navy submarine commander in World War II, who received a Medal of Honor for his service on...

3/25/2015 3/25/2015

Maj. Gabriel Grant (USA) MP (1826 - 1909)

Prior to the Civil War, Maj. Gabriel Grant, a prominent physician from Newark, N.J., served on a special health commission to battle the cholera epidemic then spreading throughout the city. At the ou...

3/25/2015 3/25/2015

Colonel John R. Kane MP (1907 - 1996)

"Killer Kane"

John Riley Kane (January 5, 1907 – May 29, 1996) was a colonel in the United States Army Air Forces and later the United States Air Force who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Meda...

3/22/2015 3/22/2015

Theodore W. Goldin (July 25, 1858–February 15, 1935) served in the United States Army during the American Indian Wars. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of the Little B...

3/18/2015 3/18/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Six feet tall, dark complexion, black e...

3/10/2015 3/10/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; a Medal of Honor was aut...

3/10/2015 3/10/2015

Corporal Ovid Wellford Smith (USA) MP (1844 - 1868)

"James Smith"

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 9 inches tall, dark complexio...

3/10/2015 3/10/2015

Sergeant John Morehead Scott MP (1839 - 1862)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

3/10/2015 3/10/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

3/10/2015 3/10/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 8 inches tall, light hair, bl...

3/10/2015 3/10/2015