This would be listed in their discharge papers. If you don't have that you can PROBABLY get a copy by going to the National Archives and Records Administration website http://www.archives.gov/research_room/vetrecs/ and requesting it. I say probably because many records were lost in a fire in 1973 but they can usually find copies of discharge papers from other sources.
However, in the case of the Bronze Star, it may not be listed on the discharge papers. In 1947 Congress authorized all WWII recipients of the combat infantry badge and combat medic badge to receive the Bronze Star. Many vets weren't even aware they were entitled to the Bronze Star.
Other than the Medal of Honor and Distinguished Service Cross, there are no centralized registries of Military decorations.
Or you could just ask them
Some nations DO have central registries of military medals and awards, going back, in some cases, 175 years. In the British and Commonwealth nations, the awarding of honours and medals is recorded in the Offcial newspaper of Parliament, where all new laws and regulations are also published.
In Great Britain that publication is the London Gazette, in which every military award is listed after it has been presented to the recipient.
In France, the lists are kept by the Marshall of the Lists, in the main armoury in Paris.
In Canada the lists are kept by Veteran's Affairs Canada, and are available on-line thru their website. EVERY man who served Canada in World War One ( 1914 to 1918 ) has his records available to the public thru the Canadian Archives website, all 665,000 of them.
The information above is incorrect. A DD-214 (Discharge Certificate) should list all awards and decorations a servicemember received, but would NOT say what it was awarded for. A certificate awarded with the medal would have a "narrative" listing what the medal was awarded for. A copy of the Certificate would be in the Official Personnel Record.
Absolutely. Go to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's website cmohs.org and you'll find the full list of everyone who was awarded the Medal.
A medal is awarded in Skeleton for lowest time.
It was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1992.
i think they are awarded for each medal... i think they are awarded for each medal...
The dead honoree's spouse, closest relative or closest loved one.
The VC (628 awarded) and the Medal of Honor (124 awarded).
a medal is awarded by the team that has the best score is awarded the best prize
The Victoria Cross medal was awarded for great bravery on the battlefield.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest honor awarded to American citizens. She was awarded it for her achievements in art.
How many Puerto Ricans have been awarded the Medal of Honor
The US Medal of Honor is awarded to those who distinguish themselves "conspicuously" by gallantry and intrepidity.
There is no such US medal awarded to soldiers killed in action.However, any medal may be awarded to a US soldier after his death.The WW1 German Blue Max was one medal that can NOT be awarded after death. Only one such medal was awarded posthumously. Lt. Wilhelm Paul Schreiber died while his award was being processed. Also, the Blue Max was awarded to Lt Rudolf Windisch while he was a Prisoner of War. When the war ended, they searched to find him and present his award but no record was ever found of him and the award went uncollected.
The Medal of Honor is awarded by the President of the USA (Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces) in the name of the Congress. This is why it is sometimes referred to as "the Congressional Medal of Honor" in error,
No, the medal is a gift from his country.
A medal of honor awarded after death
Medal of honour
who was awarded the congressional medal of honor for his defense of an important hill
Its awarded for acts of bravery and gallantry in combat.
She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously
For his services during the Boer War (1899-1902) Gandhi was awarded the War Medal.
The Caldecott Medal is awarded every year (since 1983) for the best American picture book for children.
Why was Lawrence M. Peters awarded the Congressional Medal Of Honor for his service in Vietnam?
Thomas Edison did not receive the Medal of Honor. He did not serve in the military. Only and active duty military member may be awarded the Medal of Honor.
President Lydon Johnson awarded Walt Disney the Medal of Freedom on September 14, 1964.
The Newbery Medal was first awarded in 1922 to the book 'The Story of Mankind' by Hendrik Willem van Loon .