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Gregon A. Williams

Place of Birth: Illinois, Carrollton
Home of record: San Diego California

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Navy Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Second Nicaraguan Campaign

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Gregon A. Williams (MCSN: 0-3812), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of patrols of Guardia Nacional operating in the District of Bogoto, Nicaragua. First Lieutenant Grogon A. Williams, U.S. Marine Corps, successfully led his forces into three engagements against superior numbers of armed bandit forces; namely, on 3 October 1931 an attack against a bandit group of forty entrenched positions, on 13 October 1931 near Zepote Mountain and near Los Casas on 11 November 1931. His display of courage and leadership enabled his patrol to completely rout superior bandit groups with loss of lives and ammunition, without suffering casualties themselves.

General Orders: Authority - USMC Communiqué: 03813-1-3 (1 June 1932)

Action Date: October 3 & 13 & November 11, 1931

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: First Lieutenant

Division: Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Gregon A. Williams (MCSN: 0-3812), United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States in Shanghai, China, from June 1938 through 7 December 1941.

General Orders: Heroes U.S. Marine Corps, 1861 - 1955: Jane Blakeney

Action Date: June 1938 - December 7, 1941

Service: Marine Corps

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Gregon A. Williams (MCSN: 0-3812), United States Marine Corps, was awarded a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States in Korea during the period from 26 July through 2 November 1950.

General Orders: Heroes U.S. Marine Corps, 1861 - 1955: Jane Blakeney

Action Date: July 26 - November 2, 1950

Service: Marine Corps

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Gregon A. Williams (MCSN: 0-3812), United States Marine Corps, was awarded a Second Gold Star in lieu of a Third Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States in Korea during the period from 3 November 1950 through 27 January 1951.

General Orders: Heroes U.S. Marine Corps, 1861 - 1955: Jane Blakeney

Action Date: November 3, 1950 - January 27, 1951

Service: Marine Corps