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The American
Silver Star
Recipient Registry


The purpose of this Registry is to collect the names of every American awarded the Silver Star medal. Established by Congress on 9 JUL 1918. For each Citation received for gallantry in action not sufficient to warrant the Medal of Honor or the Distinguished Service Cross, a 'Silver Star',3/16-inch in diameter was authorized for wear on the suspension and serviceribbons of appropriate service medals (World War I Victory Medal). This award was called the 'Citation Star', on 8 AUG 1932, this decoration was revised by Congress and redesigned to its present form.


Every Silver Star recipient since the Medal was first awarded.

Name Display

Every name collected will be listed online for 24 hour access

Go to the Registry Application Form

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