Fechteler, William Morrow, ADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Admiral
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1956, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)/Allied Forces Southern Europe (AFSE)
Service Years
1916 - 1956
Admiral
Admiral

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1896
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Annapolis, MD

Date of Passing
Jul 04, 1967
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity


His father: Fechteler, Augustus, RADM 
His brother: Fechteler, Frank, LT

   
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Admiral Fechteler was the 13th CNO in Navy history


   
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 Duty Stations
US NavyCommander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS West Virginia (BB-48)
Commander Amphibious Force, US Seventh FleetCNO - OPNAVSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)/Allied Forces Southern Europe (AFSE)
  1916-1919, 116X, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
  1919-1921, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1921-1922, USS Barney (DD-149)
  1922-1924, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1924-1926, USS Israel (DD-98)
  1926-1927, USS Shirk (DD-318)
  1927-1929, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1930-1932, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1935-1936, USS Perry (DD-340/DMS-17)
  1937-1939, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1942-1943, Bureau of Navigation
  1943-1944, USS Indiana (BB-58)
  1944-1945, Commander Amphibious Force, US Seventh Fleet
  1946-1950, Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS)
  1950-1951, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1951-1953, CNO - OPNAV
  1953-1956, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)/Allied Forces Southern Europe (AFSE)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater3
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Biak2
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Noemfoor Island Operation1
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Sansapor2
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1913-1916, United States Naval Academy
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