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Navy Cross Winners List

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List of Navy Cross winners from every year the award has been given out. All Navy Cross winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Navy Cross award are listed along with photos for every Navy Cross winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Navy Cross award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Navy Cross are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Navy Cross winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Navy Cross winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Navy Cross winners of all time. Anybody who won the Navy Cross usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Navy Cross-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Navy Cross, so most of the famous Navy Cross 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 Navy Cross?" 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 can use the items in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. John C. McCloy and Richard Evelyn Byrd are included on this list along with many more. (13 items)
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Chesty Puller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller (June 26, 1898 – October 11, 1971) was a United States Marine Corps officer. Beginning his career fighting guerillas in Haiti and Nicaragua as part of the ...more
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Daniel Daly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph Daly (November 11, 1873 – April 27, 1937) was a United States Marine and one of only nineteen men (including seven Marines) to have received the Medal of Honor ...more

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Edward L. Beach, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Edward Latimer Beach Jr. (April 20, 1918 – December 1, 2002), nicknamed "Ned", was a highly decorated United States Navy submarine officer and best-selling author.During World War II, ...more
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James L. Holloway III is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
James Lemuel Holloway III (born February 23, 1922) is a retired United States Navy admiral and naval aviator who was decorated for his actions during World War II, the Korean War, and the ...more
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John H. Quick is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
John Henry Quick (June 20, 1870 – September 9, 1922) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 1898 during the Spanish–American War ...more
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John McCloy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
John McCloy
Lieutenant Commander John McCloy, USN (January 3, 1876 – May 24, 1945) was an officer in the United States Navy who was one of only 19 individuals to receive the Medal of Honor twice. He ...more
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Lewis William Walt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Lewis William Walt (February 16, 1913 – March 26, 1989), also known as Lew Walt, was a United States Marine Corps four-star general who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam ...more
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Marcus Luttrell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Marcus Luttrell (born November 7, 1975) is a former United States Navy SEAL who received the Navy Cross and Purple Heart for his actions in June 2005 against Taliban fighters during Operation ...more
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Richard E. Byrd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd Jr. (October 25, 1888 – March 11, 1957) was an American naval officer and explorer. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest honor for valor given ...more
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Robert E. Cushman, Jr. ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Robert Everton Cushman Jr. (December 24, 1914 – January 2, 1985) was a United States Marine Corps general who served as the 25th commandant of the Marine Corps from January 1, 1972, to June 30, ...more
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Robert H. Barrow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Robert Hilliard Barrow (February 5, 1922 – October 30, 2008) was a United States Marine Corps four-star general. Barrow was the 27th Commandant of the Marine Corps from 1979 to 1983. He served ...more
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Robert Webster Cary is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Rear Admiral Robert Webster Cary, Jr. (August 18, 1890 – July 15, 1967) is one of the most decorated officers in the history of the United States Navy and recipient of the Medal of Honor.
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Victor H. Krulak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Victor Harold Krulak (January 7, 1913 – December 29, 2008) was a decorated United States Marine Corps officer who saw action in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Krulak, considered a visionary by ...more