Johnston, Gordon, COL

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1926-1926, Army War College (Staff)
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1898 - 1929



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North Carolina
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Mar 08, 1934
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Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Signal Corps. Place and date: At Mount Bud Dajo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, 7 March 1906. Entered service at: Birmingham, Alabama. Born: 25 May 1874, Charlotte, North Carolina. Date of issue: 7 November 1910. G.O. No.: 207.

Voluntarily took part in and was dangerously wounded during an assault on the enemy's works.

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Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army

Infantry, U.S. Volunteers

Date of Action:
February 1, 1900

General Orders No. No. 13, W.D., 1924 

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Gordon Johnston, Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at Palo, Leyte, Philippine Islands, February 1, 1900.

While in command of a small detachment of scouts Lieutenant Johnston displayed remarkable gallantry and leadership in charging a greatly superior force of entrenched insurgents in the face of cannon and rifle fire, driving the enemy from their position and capturing the town of Palo.


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Army War College (Staff)

Corlett, Charles, MG, (1913-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Lear, Benjamin, GEN, (1898-1945) Lieutenant Colonel
Beck, Robert, MG, (1901-1939) IM 6 Lieutenant Colonel
Hunter, George, BG, (1904-1944) IM 2520 Lieutenant Colonel
Miller, Troup, BG, (1902-1945) CV Lieutenant Colonel
Brush, Rapp, MG, (1911-1945) IM 6 Major
Burleson, Richard, COL, (1906-1942) FA Major
George, Charles, BG, (1905-1946) FA 13A Major
Gilbreath, Frederick, MG, (1911-1946) IM 6 Major
Groninger, Homer, MG, (1908-1946) CV Major
Hester, John, MG, (1908-1946) IM 6 Major
Hoyle, Rene, MG, (1906-1945) IM 6 Major
Hunter, George, BG, (1904-1944) IM 6 Major
Lee, Raymond, BG, (1909-1946) IM 6 Major
Loughry, Howard, MG, (1898-1945) FA Major
O'Conner, James, BG, (1907-1946) EN Major
Grant, Walter, MG, (1900-1946) 2728 Lieutenant Colonel
Herr, John, MG, (1902-1942) Lieutenant Colonel
Somervell, Brehon, GEN, (1914-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Benedict, Jay, MG, (1898-1946) Major
Green, Joseph, MG, (1906-1946) Major
Gruber, Edmund, BG, (1904-1941) Major
Reybold, Eugene, LTG, (1908-1946) Major

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