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John Somerville Eaton Young

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: April 12 & 13, 1931
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant John Somerville Eaton Young (MCSN: 0-4088), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as aviator while attached to the Second Marine Brigade operating in the Republic…
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Clyde R. Darrah

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: April 11 & 12, 1931
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Sergeant Clyde R. Darrah (MCSN: 175075), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of a patrol of the Guardia Nacional, operating in the vicinity of…
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John C. Wood

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: April 11 - 13, 1931
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain John C. Wood (MCSN: 0-1080), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession during the period 11 - 13 April 1931, during operations against organized banditry in the…
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Richard J. Litz

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 31-Dec-30
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Private Richard J. Litz (MCSN: 225146), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while a member of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit group near Achuapa, Nicaragua, on 31 December 1930. The…
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Irving W. Aron

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: December 31, 1930
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Private First Class Irving W. Aron (MCSN: 219757), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while a member of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit group near Achuapa, Nicaragua, on 31…
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Joseph A. Harbaugh

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 31-Dec-30
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Private Joseph A. Harbaugh (MCSN: 227822), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while a member of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit group near Achuapa, Nicaragua, on 31 December 1930.…
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Edward E. Elliott

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 31-Dec-30
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Private Edward E. Elliott (MCSN: 227463), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while a member of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit group near Achuapa, Nicaragua, on 31 December 1930.…
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Mack Hutcherson

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 31-Dec-30
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Private Mack Hutcherson (MCSN: 224125), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession under fire while a member of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit group near…
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Frank A. Jackson

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 31-Dec-30
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Private Frank A. Jackson (MCSN: 228213), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession under fire while a member of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit group…
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Frank Kosieradzki

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 31-Dec-30
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Private Frank Kosieradzki (MCSN: 223688), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession under fire while a member of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit group…
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Lambert Bush

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 31-Dec-30
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Private Lambert Bush (MCSN: 202423), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while a member of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit group near Achuapa, Nicaragua, on 31 December 1930. The…
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Joseph A. McCarty

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 31-Dec-30
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Private Joseph A. McCarty (MCSN: 212829), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession under fire while a member of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit…
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Arthur M. Palrang

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 31-Dec-30
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Sergeant Arthur M. Palrang (MCSN: 166205), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while in charge of a Marine patrol in contact with a bandit group near Achuapa, Nicaragua, on 31 December 1930.…
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William A. Lee

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: December 11 - 20, 1930
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Navy Cross to Gunnery Sergeant William A. Lee (MCSN: 118214), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession while in command of…
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Paul Kerns

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: November 9 - 15, 1930
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Sergeant Paul Kerns (MCSN: 149722), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession while attached to the Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua, for assuming command of a Guardia patrol engaged…
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Russell White

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: November 7 - 9, 1930
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Sergeant Russell White (MCSN: 173202), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession while attached to the Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua and in command of a patrol of…
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Julian C. Smith

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: October 1930 - January 2, 1933
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Major Julian C. Smith (MCSN: 0-919), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession, as Area Commander, Central Area, and Chief of Staff of the Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua,…
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George H. Erpelding

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 23-Aug-30
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Private George H. Erpelding (MCSN: 223901), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as a member of a Marine patrol under fire, in contact with Nicaraguan bandits on…
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Robert V. Burns

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: August 4, 1930
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal to Second Lieutenant Robert V. Burns (MCSN: 203234), United States Marine Corps, for heroism involving voluntary risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy, on August 4, 1930, at Managua,…
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Ralph Johnson Mitchell

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: June 19, 1930
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Major Ralph Johnson Mitchell (MCSN: 0-673), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service while participating in an aerial flight as an aviator attacked to the Second Brigade USMC, operating in the Republic of…
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