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Edward F. O'Day

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 30-Apr-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Edward F. O'Day (MCSN: 0-70375/0-723), 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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Benjamin W. Atkinson

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: April 3 & 4, 1928
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Benjamin W. Atkinson (MCSN: 0-30), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of a patrol of the Headquarters Company, Second Battalion, Eleventh Regiment, operating…
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Ernest F. Ballinger

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 3-Apr-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Private First Class Ernest F. Ballinger (MCSN: 201373), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism during an engagement with a numerically superior force of armed bandits at Trinidad, Nicaragua on 3 April 1928, when…
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Stanley F. Ridderhof

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: April 1, 1928 - June 30, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Stanley F. Ridderhof (MCSN: 0-827), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession during continuous active service in the Northern area of Nicaragua from 1 April 1928…
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Henry L. Larsen

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: April 1, 1928 - March 26, 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 Major Henry L. Larsen (MCSN: 0-540), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Brigade Inspector, Second Brigade,…
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Peter C. Geyer

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: April 1, 1928 - June 30, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain Peter C. Geyer (MCSN: 0-335), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession while continuously in the Northern Area from 1 April 1928 to 30 June 1929, successively…
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Harold C. Roberts

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: March 31, 1928
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Harold C. Roberts (MCSN: 0-3825), United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism involving voluntary risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy, on March 31, 1928, at Colorado, Nicaragua.
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Chester A. Davis

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: March 28, 1928 - June 30, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Sergeant Chester A. Davis (MCSN: 213770), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession during continuous active service with the Guardia Nacional of the Republic of Nicaragua of the…
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Francis E. Pierce

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: March 19, 1928
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain Francis E. Pierce (MCSN: 0-765), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism and coolness under fire while acting as observer in the leading plane of an air patrol during an engagement with outlaws…
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William K. MacNulty

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 27-Feb-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain William K. MacNulty (MCSN: 0-587), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of a patrol of the 57th Company, Second Battalion, 11th Regiment, operating in…
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George W. McHenry

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: February 1, 1928 - May 6, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant George W. McHenry (MCSN: 0-631), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession while serving as Battalion Adjutant and Commanding Officer, Headquarters Company, Second Battalion, Eleventh Regiment,…
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Harold C. Pierce

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: January 31, 1928 - April 5, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Major Harold C. Pierce (MCSN: 0-766), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the Second Battalion, 11th Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps, operating in the…
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Keller Emrick Rockey

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: January 19 - November 11, 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 Major Keller Emrick Rockey (MCSN: 0-838), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer, First Battalion,…
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Robert H. Dunlap

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

Date(s) of action: January 19, 1928 - August 20, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Colonel Robert Henry Dunlap (MCSN: 0-249), United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Commander, Eleventh Regiment…
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Edward B. Moore

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: January 16, 1928 - March 21, 1930
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain Edward B. Moore (MCSN: 0-681), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession in successfully filling several important duties from 16 January 1928, to 21 March 1930. In…
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Christian Franklin Schilt

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: January 6 - 8, 1928
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant Christian Franklin Schilt (MCSN: 0-863), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with Marine Observation Squadron 7/M (VO-7M), in action during the progress of…
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Meron A. Richal

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 1-Jan-28
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Meron A. Richal (MCSN: 0-823), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism, coolness, and excellent judgment in the performance of duty in command of a Marine patrol in an engagement at Las…
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Vernon M. Guymon

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: December 31, 1927 - May 26, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Vernon M. Guymon (MCSN: 0-2472), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as an airplane pilot attached to the Aircraft Squadrons, Second Brigade, U.S.M.C., operating against…
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Richard Livingston

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 30-Dec-27
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain Richard Livingston (MCSN: 0-564), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism, coolness, and excellent judgment in the performance of duty as Commanding Officer of an expedition out of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, in an engagement…
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Charles E. Turner

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 30-Dec-27
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Private Charles E. Turner (MCSN: 204286), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism, coolness and excellent judgment in the performance of duty as a member of the advanced guard of a small Marine expedition…
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