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Thomas C. Doherty’s Silver Star citation

The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the SILVER STAR MEDAL to

PLATOON SERGEANT THOMAS C. DOHERTY,
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS RESERVE,

for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:

“For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity as a Platoon Sergeant in Company D, First Battalion, Fifth Marines, FIRST Marine Division, in action against enemy Japanese forces on Cape Gloucester on 24 January 1944. Continue reading “Thomas C. Doherty’s Silver Star citation”

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Thomas C. Doherty’s Navy Cross citation

The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the NAVY CROSS to

PLATOON SERGEANT THOMAS C. DOHERTY,
U.S. MARINE CORPS

for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:

The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Thomas C. Doherty (258649), Platoon Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty in Company D, First Battalion, Fifth Marines, FIRST Marine Division, in action against enemy Japanese forces on Cape Gloucester on 23 January 1944. Continue reading “Thomas C. Doherty’s Navy Cross citation”