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NameRankDate / {*}Asterisk
indicates Fatal wounds
Location of incidentHome Town: Other Information Submitter or SourceProof Received
Acevedo, Luis M. Jr.CplFebruary, 1991IraqPlainville, ConnecticutMarineSubmitted by the Recipient 
Ackerman, Crawford B.  Korean War Received wounds to his hands in an explosionSubmitted by his niece: Theresa Ackerman 
Ackmann, DeanS/Sgt.April 1, 1997Tegucigalpa, HondurasOmro, WisconsinAir Force 440th Airlift Wing; Injured in C-130 Plane CrashNews Media coverage 
Adam, Horst H.M/Sgt.June, 1967Tai Ninh, VietnamColrado Springs, ColoradoArmySubmitted by the Recipient 
Adam, Leslie C.PfcWorld War II {*}FranceSheboygan, Wisconsin377th InfantryTaken from "The Sheboygan Press" newspaper index cards 
Adamaitis, Joseph J.S/Sgt.April 29, 1945 {*}Brenner Pass, GermanySugar Notch, PennsylvaniaClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by his Nephew: Joseph F. Adams 
Adams, Archie A.Sgt.September 27, 1918  A/361st Infantry, 921st Inf. DivisionSubmitted by: Catherine Clark-Sayles 
Adams, ArthurPfc.January 27, 1945GermanyJeremiah, KentuckyClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by his son: Den Adams 
Adams, Birney A.2nd Lt.September 14 & 15
October 12, 1951
Hill 749
Hill 803 in Korea
Vashon, WashingtonU.S. Marines in WW II & Korea  
Adams, Christopher J.Capt.June 25, 1996 {*}Dhahran, Saudia ArabiaMassapequa Park N.Y.Terrorist Bombing of Khobar Towers  
Adams, Harry RaymondPfc.February 11, 1968
February 27, 1968
Street without Joy
I corps, Vietnam
Highland, CaliforniaArmySubmitted by the Recipient 
Adams, Jewette F.T/Sgt.December 14, 1944 {*}Palawan, Philippine IslandsCanton, GeorgiaClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by his Son: Rodney F. Adams 
Adams, Jim N.SMSgt June 25, 1996Dhahran, Saudia ArabiaEgypt, ArkansasTerrorist Bombing of Khobar Towers  
Adams, Stanford J.PfcNovember 6, 1944Leyte, Phillipine IslandsFlint, MichiganInfantry / U.S.ArmyGovernment Military PaperworkYes
Adams, StevenS/Sgt.June 25, 1996Dhahran, Saudia Arabia Air Force; Was wounded by a terrorist bombing at Khobar Towers  
Adams, William S.CplApril, 1967
June, 1967
Marble Mountain, VietnamMillville, NJClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by the Recipient 
Adamson, Sofia Civ. Clerm.February 14, 1945
February 15, 1945
Malate, Manila PhilippinesPasadena, CaliforniaCivilian Employee, U.S. ArmySubmitted by the Recipient 
Ahlgren, Elmer September 1, 1944 {*}FranceIronwood, MichiganArmySubmitted by: Patricia Wallace 
Alatorre, Fernando C.Pfc.March 5, 1945 {*}Iwo JimaLos Angeles, California21st Marines, 3rd Marines DivisionSubmitted by: Richard Alatorre 
Albertus, MerrillE-4March 4, 1966Dong Ha, VietnamMarseilles, IllinoisNavySubmitted by the Recipient 
Albright, Harry Rudolph1st. Lt.May 12, 1944 {*}Minturno, ItalyShaker Heights, OhioClick here for more about this recipient
The web page honoring his memory
Submitted by his daughter: Gail Brown 
Albritton, Tim  June 25, 1996Dhahran, Saudia Arabia Terrorist Bombing of Khobar Towers  
Aldis, Lyle EwartPfc.August 30, 1944 {*}FranceDetroit, MichiganArmySubmitted by: Diana Skaggs 
Alexzulian, Andrew J.Pfc.November 27, 1950KoreaAkron, OhioMarinesSubmitted by: Sandra Alexzulian 
Allain, Henry M., Jr.S/Sgt.September 11, 1951KoreaAcushnet, MassachusettsClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by the Recipient 
Allen, Billy G., Jr.S/Sgt. June 25, 1996Dhahran, Saudia ArabiaErwin, North CarolinaTerrorist Bombing of Khobar TowersSubmitted by: Dawn M. Allen 
Allen, Hal B.SFC E-7February 6, 1964Mekong Delta, RVNMarion, South CarolinaClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by the recipient 
Allen, Robert E.Pvt.March 14, 1945Iwo JimaThomasvillee, GeorgiaUSMCSubmitted by the Recipient 
Allen, Robert E.Sp4October 14, 1967 {*}Long An Prov., VietnamOklahoma City, OklahomaProudly served with 2nd BN 47th INF MECH, 9th INF DIV VietnamSubmitted by: John Ax 
Allen, Roy WarrenPfc.August 10, 1944 {*}Normandy BeecheadWhite Lake, WisconsinArmySubmitted by his Niece: Martha J. Allen Hicks 
Almond, Frank WebbPvt.January, 1945GermanyForest Hill, LouisianaArmySubmitted by: Robert S. Almond 
Almoney, John E.CplMay 3, 1967 {*}Khe Sanh, VietnamYork, PennsylvaniaMarinesSubmitted by: Donald E. Hinman 
Altman, Lamar C. S/SgtOctober, 1944Italian FrontSheboygan, WisconsinArmy, Infantry: Was also awarded the Combat Infantryman's BadgeTaken from "The Sheboygan Press" newspaper index cards 
Alvarado, Charles JamesPfcJune, 1944 {*}GuamLos Angeles, CaliforniaArmySubmitted by: Marilyn H. Alvarado 
Amacker, Terry G.Sgt.1969VietnamPoplarville, MississippiMarinesSubmitted by: Terry G. Amacker, II 
Amato, Ignazio E.S/SgtOctober 20, 1944Leyte, Phillipine IslandsBrooklyn, New YorkInfantry, U.S. ArmyGovernment Military PaperworkYes
Amer, Glenn FranklinPfc.June, 1945BelgiumLexington, MissouriArmy, 82nd Airborne, company 504 Battle of the BulgeSubmitted by: Michael Gene Amer 
Amiotte, Walter DouglasT/Sgt.March, 1945Magdeburg, GermanyPine Ridge, South DakotaClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by his son: Louis D. Amiotte 
Ammons, JasonPfcSeptember 3, 1993Mogadishu, SomaliaGutherie, OklahomaArmySubmitted by the Recipient 
Anderson, Clinton Harold2nd Lt.July 4, 1967 {*}VietnamEl Segundo, CaliforniaMarinesSubmitted by: Peggy Halperin Malpee 
Anderson, James C.L/Cpl.March, 1969VietnamSpartanburg, South CarolinaClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by the Recipient 
Anderson, John E.PfcMarch 19, 1945WWIISand Springs, OklahomaArmySubmitted by: Carl Fischer 
Anderson, Lewis W.CplAugust 30, 1944Brest, FranceYoung Harris, GeorgiaArmy, 29th. Division/115th. InfantrySubmitted by: Lewis N. Anderson 
Anderson, MattPfcSeptember 25, 1993 {*}Mogadishu, SomaliaLucas, IowaArmySubmitted by: Jason Ammons 
Anderson, Robert Gordon 1943FranceCook, Minnesota Submitted by: Marilyn Anderson 
Anderson, Vernal L.PvtOctober 20, 1944Leyte, Phillipine IslandsGwinner, North DakotaCorp of Engineers, U.S. ArmyGovernment Military PaperworkYes
Anderton, Leslie A.Sgt. Saint Lo, FranceNew York, NYArmy, 747th Tank Bn; was also awarded a Silver Star for BraverySubmitted by his son: Kenneth Anderton 
Andrews, Mervyn Long, Jr.Pvt.June, 1943ItalyBaltimore, MarylandArmySubmitted by: Robert D. Andrews 
Angel, David L.Pvt.1971VietnamSanta Rosa, New MexicoClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by his wife: Nikia Adcock Angel 
Angelina, Dominic H.Pfc.1943Luzon, New GuineaArdmore, PennsylvaniaClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by: Michael Angelina 
Angelina, Pasquale J.Pvt.October 17, 1944 {*}Hurtgen ForestDarby, PennsylvaniaArmy, 60th Inf. 9th Div.Submitted by: Helen Angelina 
Anglin, William November, 1944 {*}Aachen - WWIIAtwood, IndianaArmySubmitted by: Richard D. Anglin II 
Appleman, Harvey P.C/Sgt.-MajOctober, 1967VietnamClarksville, TennesseeClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by the Recipient 
Aragon, Henry T.S/SgtAugust 23, 1967 {*}Bien Hoa Prov., VietnamWaipahu, HawaiiProudly served with 2nd BN 47th INF MECH, 9th INF DIV VietnamSubmitted by: John Ax 
Arbogast, Gerald F.Sgt.November 20, 1969
May 28, 1970
VietnamCharlottesville, VirginiaArmy, was awarded a Bronze Star, 2 oak leaf clusters, & Army Commendation medalSubmitted by the Recipient 
Archbold, Joseph J. {*}WWIISheboygan County, Wisconsin Sheboygan County Veterans Memorial 
Ardell, RobertCpl1943 Plymouth, WisconsinInfantry; Was also awarded a Silver StarTaken from "The Sheboygan Press" newspaper index cards 
Arndt, Elroy G.Pfc.1944 Sheboygan, WisconsinInfantryTaken from "The Sheboygan Press" newspaper index cards 
Arndt, George ArthurSgt.May 27, 1952Tochang-Ni, North KoreaSuring, WisconsinClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by his Wife: Barbara Brock-ArndtYes
Arnett, Willard C.Sgt.March, 1944 {*}BurmaElkhart, IndianaClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by: Carl G. Arnett 
Arnhoelter, Hugo J. 1944 Plymouth, Wisconsin3 Armd, Recon Co. ArmyTaken from "The Sheboygan Press" newspaper index cards 
Arnold, John W.Pfc.May 15, 1945 {*}LuzonFlorence, ColoradoArmySubmitted by: Annie Brown 
Arnold, Lincoln C.Sgt.June, 1950 {*}KoreaBaxley, GeorgiaArmySubmitted by: Jeanna R. Collins 
Arroyo-Rosado, Hector RenePfc.June 4, 1951Seoul, KoreaAguada, Puerto RicoClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by the Recipient 
Arthur, Billy Pete, Sr. 1945World War IIJackson, MSShot in chest & Arm; died in 1978  
Asbury, ChristopherSenior AirmanJune 25, 1996Dhahran, Saudia Arabia Air Force; Was wounded by a terrorist bombing at Khobar Towers  
Askins, FrankPfc.March 10, 1945 {*}EuropeNew York, New YorkArmy, 83rd Division, 330th Infantry BatallionSubmitted by his nephew: Richard E. Beck 
Audinet, Clifford EugeneT-5April 26, 1945 {*}Santa Margherita, ItalyKelso, WashingtonClick here for more about this recipient
Click here to go to his webpage that he created for his dad.
Submitted by his son: Patrick Joseph Audinet 
Augenstein, Herbert F.Pfc.October 10, 1918EuropeArlington Heights, IllinoisClick here for more about this recipientSubmitted by: Thomas Herron 
Averbeck, Glenn A.Sfc.October 3, 1951Ol Baldy, KoreaBuffalo City, WisconsinArmySubmitted by: Marion Averbeck 
Ax, JohnSgt.January 4, 1968Bien Hoa, ProvinceLexington, VirginiaArmySubmitted by the Recipient 
Axel, Paul L.Lt.September 14, 1944FranceSheboygan, WisconsinInfantry / Also awarded Combat Infantryman's badgeTaken from "The Sheboygan Press" newspaper index cards 
Ayers, Donald D.Sgt.June 11, 1968VietnamAustin, TexasArmySubmitted by: Billy Ayers 
Ayres, Bernard L.PfcMarch 22, 1945 {*}BelgiumSusquehanna, Pennsylvania309 Infantry, 78 Division Pennsylvania  
NameRankDate / {*}Asterisk
indicates Fatal wounds
Location of incidentHome Town: Other Information Submitter or SourceProof Received

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