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Harry Schmidt

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: February 5, 1928 - June 6, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Major Harry Schmidt (MCSN: 0-865), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Brigade Intelligence Officer, Second Brigade, U.S. Marine Crops, and in charge of civil relations between…
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Herman Henry Hanneken

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: December 11, 1928 - June 30, 1929
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 First Lieutenant Herman Henry Hanneken (MCSN: 0-392), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary achievement, zeal untiring and most successful efforts during active service in…
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Edwin U. Hakala

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: December 11, 1928 - June 30, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Edwin U. Hakala (MCSN: 0-2477), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary achievement, zeal untiring and most successful efforts during active service in the Northern Area of the Republic of Nicaragua from 11…
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John S. Letcher

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 10-Dec-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Second Lieutenant John S. Letcher (MCSN: 0-4282), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as the commander of a patrol of the Second Brigade, U.S. Marine Corps, operating…
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Harry Gayer

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 7-Dec-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Sergeant Harry Gayer (MCSN: 197943), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as the commander of a small detachment of the Second Brigade, U.S. Marine Corps, operating in…
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Charles Williams

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: December 6, 1928
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Gunnery Sergeant Charles Williams (MCSN: 161750), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary courage, skill and devotion to duty on 6 December 1928 in the vicinity of Cujelita, Nicaragua, while acting as the Second…
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Maurice Gardner Holmes

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 6-Dec-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain Maurice Gardner Holmes (MCSN: 0-441), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary bravery, coolness and leadership on 6 December 1928, while in command of a small force of Marines engaged in a patrol in…
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John G. Walraven

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 1-Dec-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant John G. Walraven (MCSN: 0-3837), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of a patrol composed of men from the Second Brigade, U.S. Marine…
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Elmer Henry Salzman

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 28-Sep-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Second Lieutenant Elmer Henry Salzman (MCSN: 0-4074), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of a patrol of the Second Brigade, U.S. Marine Corps, operating in…
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George F. Stockes

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 28-Sep-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain George F. Stockes (MCSN: 0-950), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of a patrol of the Second Brigade, U.S. Marine Corps, operating in the…
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Harold C. Roberts

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: September 4 - November 10, 1928
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 Captain Harold C. Roberts (MCSN: 0-3825), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession while acting as second in…
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Melvin Mosier

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 7-Aug-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Sergeant Melvin Mosier (MCSN: 157109), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism, skill and bravery while commanding a flank patrol on the Coco River near Ililihuas, Nicaragua, on 7 August 1928, in bringing his…
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Anthony G. Yelanich

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 7-Aug-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Private First Class Anthony G. Yelanich (MCSN: 210257), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism, courage and coolness in the performance of duty as a runner during an engagement fought with bandits in the…
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Russell Schoneberger

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 7-Aug-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Sergeant Russell Schoneberger (MCSN: 204886), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism on 7 August 1928 in performing a particularly dangerous mission which separated him from his command. Sergeant Schoneberger was left under cover…
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Meyer Stengel

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 7-Aug-28
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Private Meyer Stengel (MCSN: 209916), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in battle when on the occasion of an engagement with armed bandits in the vicinity of Ililihuas, Nicaragua, 7 August 1928,…
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Merritt Austin Edson

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 7-Aug-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain Merritt Austin Edson (MCSN: 0-257), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism on 7 August 1928, while in command of a Marine patrol on the Coco River, Nicaragua, en route to Poteca. Captain…
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Joseph A. Rossell

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: August - November, 1928
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Lieutenant Colonel Joseph A. Rossell (MCSN: 0-847), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession throughout seventeen months of continuous service in the Northern Area of Nicaragua as Regimental…
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Randolph Carter Berkeley

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

Date(s) of action: June 23, 1928 - April 10, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Colonel Randolph Carter Berkeley (MCSN: 0-89), United States Marine Corps, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Chief of…
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Robert S. Hunter

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 14-May-28
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Captain Robert S. Hunter (MCSN: 0-461), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in battle when on the occasion of an engagement with armed bandits in the vicinity of Pena Blanca, Nicaragua, 14…
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Earl Sanford Piper

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 13-May-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Second Lieutenant Earl Sanford Piper (MCSN: 0-4260), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as acting commander of a patrol of the Second Brigade, U.S. Marine Corps, during…
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