Warren Gill, Oregon’s Forgotten Navy Cross Hero

The Navy Cross Medal citation above describes the actions of Lieutenant (junior grade) Warren Gill, recipient not only of the Navy Cross, but also the Legion of Merit Medal and Purple Heart Medal. During the war, this hero was the only coastguardsman to receive all three medals and the only Coast Guard Reservist to receive the Navy Cross. However, little of his story has been revealed to the public.

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