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Medal of Honor - Army (MoH)

This decoration was instituted by Congress in July 1862 for the Army. Eligible are officers and enlisted men of the Army and the Army Air Corps and the decoration is awarded for 'bravery in action involving actual conflict with the enemy' and then only to those who distinguish themselves conspiciously. The medal is different for each Service.

Army
A bronze, five-pointed star resting on a laurel wreath, enamelled green. On each ray of the star is a green oak leaf. In the centre of the star, the head of Minerva in a circle with the inscription: 'The United States of America' The medal is suspended from a bar with the inscription 'valor'. On top of the bar is an eagle with wings spread.
The reverse of the bar shows the inscription 'The Congress to....(name of the recipient). The ribbon is light blue with thirteen white stars, representing the states from which the Union was originally formed.

Grid List
Jachman, Isadore Seigfreid "Izzy"* December 14th, 1922
January 4th, 1945
Plot: 1 Row: 8 Grave: 40

James, Willy F., Jr.* March 18th, 1920
April 8th, 1945

Jerstad, John Louis "Jack"* February 12th, 1918
August 1st, 1943
Plot: C Row: 24 Grave: 10

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Johnson, Elden Harvey* February 13th, 1921
June 3rd, 1944

Johnson, Leon William* September 13th, 1904
November 10th, 1997
Plot: 7A Grave: 209

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Johnson, Leroy* December 6th, 1919
December 15th, 1944
Plot: C Row: 10 Grave: 79

Johnson, Oscar Godfrey, Jr.* March 25th, 1921
May 13th, 1998

Johnston, William James* August 15th, 1918
May 29th, 1990
Plot: 72 Row: F Grave: 17

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