DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS

For extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy . . .

 

398th INFANTRY REGIMENT*

Rank at time of Award/Name, Unit (Town nearest to Location of Act for Which Decorated)

Lieutenant Colonel Ralph C. McCrum, Commander, 1st Battalion (Murrhardt, Germany)

Second Lieutenant Marven L. Larson, Company I (Lemberg, France)

Technical Sergeant Frank B. Bujnowski, Company A (Ödheim, Germany) (Posthumous)

Staff Sergeant Loma H. Hash, Company C (Ödheim, Germany) (Posthumous)

Sergeant Charles E. Compton, Company G, (Heilbronn, Germany)

Sergeant Charles R. Johnson, Company A (Ödheim, Germany)

Technician 5th Grade Joseph P. Nebesney, Medical Detachment (Heilbronn, Germany) (Posthumous)

Private First Class Virgil J. Gooch, Company M (Heilbronn, Germany) (Posthumous)
Private First Class Marco Zagha, Medical Detachment (Rimling, France)

 


*Units of assignment if/as indicated in The Story of the Century and the latest 100th Infantry Division Association roster; corrections or additional information are welcome. For corrections regarding unit of assignment, please contact the Website Manager at aegis@bedford.net.

Requests for additions or changes to the list should be forwarded to Mr. Bob Tessmer, Chairman, 100th Infantry Division Association Website Committee, at RTess32@aol.com. If the request involves an addition, please be prepared to submit copies of authorization documents, or page numbers from The Story of the Century containing confirmation of award.

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