Distinguished Service Cross Recipients


Below are listed the 16th Infantrymen who were awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy. Click on the soldier’s last name to see all the available full citations for awards to the individual soldier.

LastName FirstName MiddleName Suffix Rank ASN Company Date General Orders
Adams John W. Pfc. 36697710 H 11/18/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 53 (1945)
Altomerianos Paul Capt. O-386000 MD 08/**/1943 HQ, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 32 (1943)
Appleby Stanley P. T/4 12004300 MD 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Armellino John R. Capt. O-442775 L 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Benn William R. Jr. T/Sgt. 12009565 A 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 45 (1944)
Berkowitz Henry Pfc. 12006610 Cannon 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 42 (1944)
Berry Joseph F. Capt. O-365491 B 07/11/1943 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 16 (1944)
Bleau Kenneth 2nd Lt. O1294967 G 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 77 (1944)
Booth Everett L. Capt. O1286068 K 11/23/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 47 (1945)
Bowen George H. Pfc. 35643671 MD 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 45 (1944)
Briggs Victor H. Capt. O1286079 C 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Brosokas Victor P. 1st Lt. O-388976 R/HQ 11/09/1942 Allied Force HQ, General Orders No. 32 (1942)
Buschlen Arthur B. Sgt. 35011959 2/HQ 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 94 (1944)
Cavaliere Peter Pvt. 31070940 H 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Clark Philip C. S/Sgt. 35011921 2/HQ 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Clemens Otto W. 1st Lt. O1300761 E 07/11/1943 HQ, NATOUSA, General Orders No. 28 (1944)
Collins James Pfc. 13022149 F 04/**/1943 HQ, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 23 (1943)
Colson Clarence Sgt. 12022782 E 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 39 (1944)
Colwell Curtis S/Sgt. 6662084 E 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Cutler Robert R. 1st Lt. O-384995 L 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 48 (1944)
Dauber Marc C. Pvt. 32694428 L 11/18/1944 HQ, Third U.S. Army, General Orders No. 131 (1945)
Dawson Joseph T. Capt. O-452348 G 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Deland Richard E. S/Sgt. 6144411 L 04/25/1943 HQ, NATOUSA, General Orders No. 48 (1943)
Denholm Charles J. Lt. Col. O-21293 HQ 07/**/1943 HQ, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1943)
Denno Bryce F. Maj. O-23161 HQ 2nd Bn 07/12/1943 War Department, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Dillon William T. 1st Lt. O1301625 A 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 77 (1944)
Driscoll Edmund F. Maj. O-24512 HQ 1st Bn 07/11/1943 HQ, NATOUSA, General Orders No. 28 (1944)
Dugas Albert J. Pfc. 11065297 I 03/**/1943 HQ, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 24 (1943)
Ellis Calvin L. T/Sgt. 6892887 E 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 81 (1944)
Farmer Robert D. S/Sgt. 37279649 11/18/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 53 (1945)
Finke John G. W. Capt. O-383636 F 08/**/1943 HQ, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1943)
Fitzsimmons Lawrence J. 1/Sgt. 6719936 E 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Fryer Gibson Pvt. 7080240 R/HQ 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 42 (1944)
Gallagher Richard J. Pfc. 32899808 E 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Giles Carl K. Jr. 1st Lt. O1286113 K 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Griffen John V. Pfc. 6958525 L 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Grzesik Stanley Pfc. 12022868 B 11/08/1942 HQ, Fifth U.S. Army, General Orders No. 18 (1943)
Harris Richard L. 1st Lt. O-408051 D 04/30/1943 HQ, NATOUSA, General Orders No. 48 (1943)
Hebenstreit Frank A. Jr. 2nd Lt. O-529747 I 08/14/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 22 (1945)
Hicks Herbert C. Lt. Col. O-360592 HQ 2nd Bn 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Hopes Robert D. S/Sgt. 13012657 H 10/17/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 53 (1945)
Horner Charles T. Jr. Lt. Col. O-23530 HQ 3rd Bn 07/29/1943 HQ, NATOUSA, General Orders No. 28 (1944)
Jackson William N. 1st Lt. O1324540 I 01/15/1945 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 48 (1945)
Johnson Kenneth L. 1st Lt. O1319113 F 11/19/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 22 (1945)
Jones Aaron B. Pfc. 34357606 L 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 78 (1944)
Kaczmarek Carl L. Sgt. 7074206 G 11/10/1942 Allied Force HQ, General Orders No. 9 (1943)
Karas Stanley A. 1st Lt. O-885734 G 07/11/1943 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 16 (1944)
Kemp Robert J. 1st Lt. O2055195 I 08/14/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 71 (1944)
Krucas James A. 1st Lt. O1321782 G 10/15/1944 HQ, Third U.S. Army, General Orders No. 265 (1945)
Lycas John 1st Lt. O-446927 C 07/11/1943 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 16 (1944)
Mansfield Paul F. S/Sgt. 12014911 L 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 42 (1944)
Mantville John R. Sgt. 31091711 I 03/05/1945 HQ, Third U.S. Army, General Orders No. 129 (1945)
Mathews John H. Lt. Col. O-18626 HQ 07/**/1943 HQ, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 32 (1943)
Matwizyck Frank J. S/Sgt. 12008014 D 04/30/1943 HQ, NATOUSA, General Orders No. 47 (1943)
Mazzotti Samuel J. Sgt. 6977290 M 04/25/1943 HQ, NATOUSA, General Orders No. 48 (1943)
McCarthy Max E. Pvt. 36714084 2/HQ 07/**/1943 HQ, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 32 (1943)
McElyea Atwood M. 2nd Lt. O2046692 A 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 82 (1944)
Merendino Thomas N. Capt. O-412675 B 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Milotta David E. 1st Lt. O-460579 2/HQ 07/11/1943 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 16 (1944)
Mulhall Stephen J. Cpl. 12006981 M 11/**/1942 HQ, Fifth U.S. Army, General Orders No. 35 (1943)
Nendza Albert I. Pfc. 12014288 C 11/08/1942 HQ, Fifth U.S. Army, General Orders No. 18 (1943)
Nietzel Alfred B. Sgt. 12018923 H 11/18/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 53 (1945)
O’Brien Thomas F. Capt. O-357647 Cannon 07/11/1943 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 17 (1944)
O’Brien Thomas F. Capt. O-357647 Cannon 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 42 (1944)
Occhino Joseph Pvt. 6979734 I 03/**/1943 HQ, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 24 (1943)
Parke Joseph P. Pvt. 12022214 H 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 7 (1946)
Pence James L. Capt. O1286176 A 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Peterson Kenneth F. Sgt. 32569088 E 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Peterson Victor E. Pfc. 33117025 R/HQ 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 94 (1944)
Pilck Joseph W. S/Sgt. 35520669 G 09/16/1944 HQ, ETOUSA, General Orders No. 100 (1945)
Radford David N. S/Sgt. 13015814 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Richmond Kimball R. Capt. O1286184 I 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Robey Paul W. Jr. S/Sgt. 11048120 K 11/18/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 1 (1945)
Robinson James L. 1st Lt. O1296583 K 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 78 (1944)
Rosen Sanford Pfc. 12021989 R/HQ 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 39 (1944)
‎Scott Leonard E. 2nd Lt. O1294542 C 07/11/1943 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 16 (1944)
Settineri John Capt. O-490121 MD 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 81 (1944)
Shelby John D. 1st Lt. O-885777 H 07/11/1943 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 16 (1944)
Shelby John D. 1st Lt. O-885777 H 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 45 (1944)
Shorter Paul R. S/Sgt. 33092164 A 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 39 (1944)
Spaulding John M. 2nd Lt. O1317433 E 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Stockwell Leeward W. S/Sgt. 12005027 R/HQ 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 42 (1944)
Streczyk Phillip Sgt. 32182713 E 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Strojny Raymond F. S/Sgt. 31069497 F 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Tatara Edward F. S/Sgt. 33272072 G 09/16/1944 HQ, ETOUSA, General Orders No. 97 (1945)
Taylor George A. Col. O-14922 HQ 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Tegtmeyer Charles E. Maj. O-335197 MD 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Washington William R. Maj. O-390302 HQ 3rd Bn 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 45 (1944)
Wells James A. S/Sgt. 35215424 L 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1944)
Wilk Theodore T. Pfc. 31272097 F 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 81 (1944)
Wirt Charles A. Capt. O-25725 G 03/24/1945 HQ, Third U.S. Army, General Orders No. 137 (1945)
Wozenski Edward F. Capt. O-351415 G 07/**/1943 HQ, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 31 (1943)
Wozenski Edward F. Capt. O-351415 E 06/06/1944 HQ, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 82 (1944)
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