Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)

This decoration was instituted in 1918 to award any person serving in the Army, or officers and men of military forces allied to the United States, for 'having distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy in circumstances which do not justify the award of the Medal of Honor'. Further acts of gallantry justifying the grant of the decoration, a bronze oak cluster is awarded to be worn on the ribbon. The decoration can also be awarded posthumously.
The cross is made of bronze with the American spread eagle on it. Below the eagle is a scroll with the inscription: 'For Valor'. The ribbon is blue with narrow white and red stripes at either edge.
The first hundred decorations that were made had the arms of the cross decorated with oak leaves, in later models the leaves are omitted.

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Bablon, Gabriel Eugène Célestin01-09-190527-03-1956 
Baetcke, Bernard G.   
Bailey, Cladie A. "Gus"26-10-191020-04-1945 
Bajdek, Walter A.   
Baker, Vernon Joseph17-12-191913-07-2010more 
Balch, John Henry02-01-189615-10-1980more 
Baldwin, Lewis W. 17-07-1943 
Balza, J. William   
Bandy, Paul   
Barba, James N. 13-06-1944 
Barber, Ernest L.   
Barber, Henry Anson, Jr.31-07-189629-04-1956 
Barberon, Bernard Jean Maurice26-08-191628-10-1982 
Barberot, Roger René Albert20-01-191514-11-2002more 
Barks, Arthur E. 22-12-1943 
Barton, Virgil E. 18-04-1945 
Bastron, Leroy A.   
Baum, Abraham J.   
Baum, Francis J. 00-11-1944 
Baxter, William T.   
Bayliss, James L. 18-12-1944 
Bealke, Jacob W., Jr.   
Beaver, Chester M.   
Beavers, Harold R. 21-09-1950 
Bednarz, Walter J.10-05-192118-09-1944 
Beightler, Robert S.21-03-189212-02-1978 
Belcher, Julius W.   
Bell, Bernard Pious29-12-191108-01-1971 
Bell, Raymond E.   
Bell, Theodore S.   
Belmont, Gail H.   
Bender, Herman 31-12-1942 
Bennett, Donald Vivian09-05-191528-11-2005more 
Berryman, Richard C. 18-03-1945 
Best, Frank E.   
Bias, Elbert L.   
Bieber, Melvin H.   
Billett, Omar R. 05-04-1945 
Billingslea, Charles16-05-191414-03-1989 
Bingham, Sidney V., Jr.   
Bishop, Clarence   
Bishop, John Henry18-06-192002-09-2012more 
Bishop, Willie H.   
Blaisdell, Donald B.13-12-192114-11-2002 
Blake, Charles Anthony Howell Bruce01-12-191104-01-1951 
Blakeslee, Donald James Matthew "Don"11-09-191703-09-2008more 
Blamey, Thomas Albert24-01-188427-05-1951 
Blanco, Luis 29-07-1943 
Blanton, Benjamin T.   
Boice, William F. 19-12-1942 
Bolderson, John D.   
Bolling, Alexander Russell Sr.28-08-189504-06-1964more 
Bong, Richard Ira24-09-192006-08-1945more 
Booth, Charles Henry   
Bottcher, Herman J. F. 31-12-1944more 
Bouchlas, Michael S.   
Bouck, Lyle Joseph, Jr.17-12-1923 more 
Bowen, Frank S., Jr.   
Bowen, William E.19-10-190524-10-1944more 
Bowyer, Dale E.   
Boyd, Charles King   
Boyle, Clair John16-04-192002-12-1998 
Boyle, William J. 12-06-2009 
Bradley, James F.   
Bradley, Joseph Sladen09-06-190000-00-1961 
Bradshaw, Archer L.   
Brady, Hugh M.   
Braffitt, Raymond W.20-01-191817-09-1944 
Braun, Gustav Joseph, Jr.15-01-189517-03-1945more 
Bray, William H. 10-11-1942 
Brewster, John Potts   
Britt, Maurice Lee "Footsie"29-06-191926-11-1995more 
Brohman, Howard E., Jr.   
Brown, Buster E.   
Brown, Courtney P.02-11-1904  
Brown, Fred H. 10-04-1945 
Brown, Harry L.   
Browne, Barry D. 25-12-1944 
Bryan, Charles B.05-04-191900-00-2003 
Buckner Jr., Simon Bolivar18-07-188618-06-1945more 
Bugg, Woodrow 10-04-1945 
Bulkeley, John Duncan19-08-191106-04-1996more 
Burke, Robert C.   
Burr, Herbert Hoover "Doc"13-09-192008-02-1990 
Burton, William H., Jr.   
Butterfield, Richard S.   
Butts, Raymond O.   
Byers, Clovis Ethelbert05-11-189913-12-1973more 
Byrn, Delmont K.