Silver Star Recipients on the Wall of Honor

Silver star medal...

The Silver Star Medal is the United States' third highest military decoration for valor and it can be awarded to any person serving in any capacity within the United States Armed Forces. The medal is awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. If there is a (p) after the name, the medal was awarded posthumously.

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Amakawa, Nobuo (p), Panel 3, Line 23, Order 4

Aoyama Yoshiharu N. (p), Panel 1, Line 11, Order 2

James Boodry, Panel 5, Line 5, Order 6

Farnum, Jr., Charles O. (p), Panel 4, Line 17, Order 4

Fuji, Abe M., Panel 2 Line 14, Order 6

Fujikawa, Masaki, Panel 1, Line 6, Order 5

Ganeko, Seikichi (p), Panel 3, Line 6, Order 16

Hada, Victor K. (p), Panel 5, Line 26, Order 6

Hadano, Hatsuji (p), Panel 3, Line 26, Order 6

Hempstead, Robert L. (p), Panel 3, Line 25, Order 1

Higashi, Bert K. (p), Panel 2, Line 6, Order 3

Hiratani, Himeo (p), Panel 5, Line 6, Order 1

Hisaoka, Gary T. (p), Panel 3, Line 7, Order 3 (received 2 Silver Stars)

Ichiki, Stanley T. (p), Panel 3, Line 16, Order 2

Ide, Edward Y. (p), Panel 2, Line 27, Order 2

Imamura, Larry M. (p), Panel 3, Line 22, Order 2

Kawakami, Haruo, Panel 2, Line 1, Order 5 (SS was issued under a different last name: Kawamoto)

Key, Lewis A. (p), Panel 5, Line 24, Order 2

Kishi, Robert T. (p), Panel 1, Line 12, Order 4

Kohara, Sadaichi (p), Panel 3, Line 18, Order 5

Kondo, Harushi (p), Panel 3, Line 7, Order 2

Makishi, Matsutada (p), Panel 2, Line 11, Order 3

Matsumura, Renkichi (p), Panel 1, Line 20, Order 4

Matsuoka, Satoshi (p), Panel 1, Line 2, Order 4 (leads us to entry for Walter Satoshi Kadota)

Mekata, Thomas T. (p), Panel 1, Line 29, Order 2

Miyaoka, George S., Panel 1, Line 18, Order 1

Nakashima, Raito R. (p), Panel 2, Line 20, Order 5

Nishi, Takanori A. (p), Panel 2, Line 28, Order 4

Nishikawa, Akio (p), Panel 1, Line 4, Order 4

Ogawa, Edward (p), Panel 2, Line 16, Order 5

Ohama, Abraham (p), Panel 5, Line 14, Order 2

Okamoto, Donald M. (p), Panel 2, Line 5, Order 2

Okamoto, James T. (p), Panel 5, Line 1, Order 5

Onaga, Takeyasu T. (p), Panel 4, Line 2, Order 1

Perras, Francis J. (p), Panel 4, Line 15, Order 5

Ray, Neill M. (p), Panel 5, Line 5, Order 1

Sahara, Atsuo (p), Panel 2, Line 26, Order 4

Sakamoto, Atsushi (p), Panel 2, Line 26, Order 4

Sakamoto, Louis K. (p), Panel 4, Line 12, Order 2

Sekimura, Koichi K., Panel 1, Line 17, Order 2

Shikiya, Ted T. (p), Panel 5, Row 17, Order 2

Shimabukuro, Tomaoki (p), Panel 1, Line 7, Order 1 (SS was issued with first name Hideichi rather than Tomaoki)

Sumida, Michuru (p), Panel 1, Line 8, Order 4

Takao, Thomas T., Panel 4, Line 23, Order 3

Takasaki, Gordon K. (p), Panel 2, Line 24, Order 1

Takeba, Masaharu (p), Panel 3, Line 10, Order 4 (received two Silver Star medals)

Takubo, Kenji (p), Panel 4, Line 24, Order 6

Tanahashi, Kei (p), Panel 5, Line 27, Order 3

Tanaka, John Y. (p), Panel 5, Line 20, Order 3

Tanji, Mitsuo, Panel 5, Line 19, Order 6

Tanouye, Katsushi (p), Panel 4, Line 11, Order 2

Tateyama, Haruyoshi H. (p), Panel 1, Line 5, Order 3

Teramae, Ted T. (p), Panel 2, Line 9, Order 1

Tokunaga, Clifford T., Panel 1, Line 22, Order 5

Tsumaki, Kenichi (p), Panel 4, Line 28, Order 2

Urabe, Howard M. (p), Panel 4, Line 25, Order 1

Wheatley, James D., Panel 1, Line 17, Order 4

Yamashiro, Gordon K., Panel 3, Line 17, Order 1 (received both the DSC and the SS. SS was awarded while he lived, the DSC was awarded posthumously.)

Yoshida, Minoru (p), Panel 5, Line 15, Order 3

Yoshinaga, Akira (p), Panel 3, Line 18, Order 2