Julius Curtis Townsend
Medal of Honor Recipient
- Born: 22 February 1881, Athens, Missouri
- Rank: Lieutenant
- Organization: United States Navy
- Accredited To: Missouri
For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. Townsend was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d and in the final occupation of the city.