AM = Awarded the "Air Medal" ~ ( Meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight and/or single acts of merit or heroism, or for meritorious service. )
AM* = Awarded the "Air Medal" with one Oak Leaf Cluster ~ ( Second occurrance of being awarded the Air Medal )
AM** = Awarded the "Air Medal" with two Oak Leaf Clusters ~ ( Third occurrance of being awarded the Air Medal )
AM*** = Awarded the "Air Medal" with three Oak Leaf Clusters ~ ( Fourth occurrance of being awarded the Air Medal )
BS = Awarded the "Bronze Star" ~ ( 4th highest award for bravery, heroism or meritorious service )
DFC = Awarded the "Distinguished Flying Cross" ~ ( Awarded for heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight )
DSC = Awarded the "Distinguished Service Cross" ~ ( 2nd highest award for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force to a member of the U.S. Army & Army Air Force )
LOM = Awarded the "Legion Of Merit" ~ ( Awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements to all military branches )
MM = Awarded the "Mariner's Medal" ~ ( Awarded by the Merchant Marines for being wounded or killed in action )
MOH = Awarded the "Medal Of Honor" ~ ( Highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. )
NC = Awarded the "Navy Cross" ~ ( 2nd highest military decoration for valor that may be awarded to a member of the United States Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, or U.S. Coast Guard )
PH = Awarded the "Purple Heart" ~ ( Awarded for being wounded in action )
PH* = Awarded the "Purple Heart" with one Oak Leaf Cluster ( Wounded Two Times )
PH** = Awarded the "Purple Heart" with two Oak Leaf Clusters ( Wounded Three Times )
PH*** = Awarded the "Purple Heart" with three Oak Leaf Clusters ( Wounded Four Times )
POW = Awarded the "Prisoner Of War Medal"
PUC = Awarded a "Presidential Unit Citation"
SM = Awarded the "Soldier's Medal" ~ ( Awarded for distinguished heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy )
SS = Awarded the "Silver Star" ~ ( 3rd highest award, awarded for gallantry in action )
Other Medals = Such as Good Conduct Medals, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medals, American Defense Service Medals, etc. " Are Not " included in this listing.
= Picture of person shown on online memorial
= Picture of tombstone shown on online memorial
n/a ~ ( in awards field ) = not applicable
n/a ~ ( in photo field ) = not available
Cenotaph = A memorial stone only, remains not recovered or possibly interred somewhere unknown.
Those Included: = Died during the war - December 7, 1941 through September 2, 1945. Some others have been included that died close to the war's end during cleanup operations.