Author Archives: Joanne Smalley

Navy Cross Awarded Posthumously

Lloyd’s parents, Peggy and Cagger Smalley, accept posthumous award of Navy Cross for their son.   Official Marine Corps photo by MSgt D.L. Versaw, USMC. Advertisements

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Beyond The M.L.R. by Sgt. Kent C. Nixon

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Newspaper Clippings

After Lloyd’s death in Korea, there were a plethora of newspaper articles about Lloyd and his heroism in saving the life of a fellow marine.   Many of the articles are included with this post.  Unfortunately, they are all unidentified as … Continue reading

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Letter From Major D.H. MacDonnell, 18 December 1952

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Letter From 1st Lt. Richard S. McCutchen, 21 January 1953

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Letter from Mrs. A. D. Davenport, 10 January 1953

The following letter was written by Mrs. A. D. Davenport, mother of Howard Davenport.  Lloyd Smalley was killed while saving Howard’s life.

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Letter From Howard C. Davenport, 18 February 1952

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