Historical Reference

The Distinguished Service Cross is the second highest military award that can be given to a member of the United States Army for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force.

World War II

Baker, Staff Sgt. Ralph D., Co. G, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Bussey, Tech. Sgt. Charles H., Co. G, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Butler, Fredrick Bates, 168th Infantry Regiment
Cassna, Staff Sgt. Elmer J., Co. B, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Darby, William O., Lt. Col., 1 BOLC
Davis, Staff Sgt. William E., Co. G, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Erickson, Lt. Col. Ray J. (Posthumous), Hq Co., 2nd Bn, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Fabert, Maj. Edward M., Hq., 1st Bn., 133rd Inf. Regt.
Garst, Pvt. 1st Class John G., Co. E, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Gellman, Albert E., Pvt. 1st Class, Co. C, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Gisborne, Tech. 5 Francis H., Hq Co., 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Goodsell, Capt. Vincent F., Co. G, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Harris, 2nd Lt. Vernon C., Co. E, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Hine, COL Henry Chester Jr.
Hunter, 1st Lt. Sylvester J., Co. G, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Kimble, Capt. Joe H., Co. E, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Lance, Capt. Alden S., Co. F, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Lein, Pvt. 1st Class Melvin A. (Posthumous), Medical Det., 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Lieurance, 2nd Lt. Howard R., Co. E, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Lopez, Staff Sgt. David, Co. L, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Lourain, Pvt. Francis J. (Posthumous), Co. K, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Mackowiak, Pvt. Clement S., Co. K, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
McCaffrey, 2nd Lt. Richard E., Co. H, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
O’Farrell, Rufus E. 2nd Lt. 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Page, Pvt. 1st Class Omar (Posthumous), Co. K, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Paudel, Sgt. George S., Co. C, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Rooney, Staff Sgt. Robert, Co. M, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Singlestad, Tech. Sgt. Sylvester D., Co. F, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Sporbert, 2nd Lt. William O., Co. B, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Svoboda, Lt. Col. Albert A., Hq Co., 2nd Bn, 135th Infantry Regiment [3]
Tate, Foster Joseph, Division Artillery, with BOLC
Turner, 1st Lt. Edwin K., Co. C, 135th Infantry Regiments [3]

1. 34ID Assoc. claims 98 DSC for 34ID from WWII.
2. http://www.homeofheroes.com
3. William G. Kreger, A Condensed History of the 135th Infantry from Gettysburg to the Po, N.p., 1951.
4. http://valor.militarytimes.com


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