Allied Commanders


United States

Purple Heart

Purple Heart

The Purple Heart is awarded for "being wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States ..."

It's currently being awarded and has been since 1932.

CommanderDate  Command
USNLt.Cdr. Craig, John Richard, USN 1943  USS Grampus (i) (207)

USNT/Cdr. Evans, Ernest Edwin, USN1 Jan 1944  USS Johnston (i) (DD 557)

2 commanders listed with this decoration.

Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.

For US officers the date listed is usually the date of the action worthy of the award - not the award date itself.

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