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Croix de Guerre Winners List

Updated June 14, 2019 63.8k views42 items

List of French Croix de guerre winners from every year the award has been given out. All Croix de guerre winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Croix de guerre award are listed along with photos for every Croix de guerre winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Croix de guerre award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Croix de guerre are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Croix de guerre winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Croix de guerre winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Croix de guerre winners of all time. Anybody who won the Croix de guerre usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Croix de guerre-winning people are listed here with photos when available.

This list spans the history of the Croix de guerre, so most of the famous Croix de guerre winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Croix de guerre?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you're on. List features William Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood, Merton Beckwith-Smith and more. 
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    Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, & Bar (23 July 1883 – 17 June...  more
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    Albert Desbrisay Carter DSO & Bar (2 June 1892 – 22 May 1919) was a Canadian World War I...  more
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    Andrée de Jongh

    Countess Andrée Eugénie Adrienne de Jongh GM (30 November 1916 – 13 October 2007) was a member...  more
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    Andrée Peel

    Andrée Peel (3 February 1905 – 5 March 2010) was a member of the French Resistance during the...  more
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    Arthur Samuel Allen

    Major General Arthur Samuel "Tubby" Allen, (10 March 1894 – 25 January 1959) was an...  more
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    Avery Robert Dulles, S.J. (; August 24, 1918 – December 12, 2008) was a Jesuit priest,...  more
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    William Avery Bishop, (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) was a Canadian flying ace of the...  more
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    Air Marshal Sir Brian Edmund Baker (31 August 1896 – 8 October 1979) was an officer of the...  more
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    Field Marshal Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck, (21 June 1884 – 23 March 1981) was a British...  more
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    Major General Clifford Coffin (10 February 1870 – 4 February 1959) was an officer in the...  more
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    Count Charles of Limburg Stirum

    Count Charles Gaëtan Corneille Marie François-Xavier Ghislain of Limburg Stirum, GCVO, GCSG...  more
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    Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Burges, VC, DSO (1 July 1873 – 24 October 1946) was an English...  more
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    Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph Daly (November 11, 1873 – April 27, 1937) was a United States...  more
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    Dominique Darbois

    Dominique Darbois (5 April 1925 – 6 September 2014) was a French photojournalist and author,...  more
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    Ernest A. Janson

    Sergeant Major Ernest August Janson (August 17, 1878 – May 14, 1930) was a United States...  more
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    Vice Admiral Gordon Campbell, (6 January 1886 – 3 July 1953) was a British naval officer,...  more
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    James Cannan

    Major General James Harold Cannan, (29 August 1882 – 23 May 1976) was an Australian Army...  more
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    James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military...  more

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    John Henry Pruitt (October 4, 1896–October 4, 1918) was a United States Marine during World...  more
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    John Joseph Kelly (June 24, 1898 – November 20, 1957) was a United States Marine who was...  more
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    Brigadier General John Vaughan Campbell, (31 October 1876 – 21 May 1944) was a senior British...  more
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    Josephy Whitney Ganson

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    Lloyd Vernon "Chad" Chadburn DSO & Bar, DFC (21 August 1919 – 13 June 1944) was a Canadian...  more
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    Louis Cukela (May 1, 1888 – March 19, 1956) was a Croatian American United States Marine...  more
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    Major General Merton Beckwith-Smith, (11 July 1890 – 11 November 1942) was a senior British...  more