Cunningham, Winfield Scott, RADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1947-1950, Naval Technical Training Center (Faculty Staff)
Service Years
1919 - 1950
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Rock
Plank Owner
Suez Canal
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1900
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Camp Douglas
Last Address
Memphis, TN

Date of Passing
Mar 03, 1986
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

   
Other Comments:

He was the Commanding Officer of Wake Island during the opening of WWII. He was captured and held as a POW until 1945.
   
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Naval Aviator Wings

 
 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyUSS Borie (DD-215)NAVSTA Mare Island
Pearl Harbor Naval Ship YardNaval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLSchool Assignments - StaffVO-3
VO-2NAS San DiegoUSS Langley (CV-1)VP-1 Screaming Eagles
USS Lexington (CV-2)VF-2 Bounty HuntersVF-5 Fighting Hell CatsUSS Yorktown (CV-5)
NAS AlamedaPrisoner of WarBureau of Medicine (BUMED)Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
NAS PensacolaFTC (Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAAdvancement Schools and CoursesNaval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Faculty Staff)
  1916-1919, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1919-1919, USS Martha Washington (ID 3019)
  1919-1919, USS Galveston (CL-19)
  1919-1920, USS Tattnall (DD-125)
  1920-1921, USS Scorpion (PY-3)
  1921-1921, USS Borie (DD-215)
  1921-1922, USS Whipple (DD-217)
  1922-1922, USS Huron (CA-9)
  1922-1922, USS Tracy (DD-214)
  1922-1923, USS Pampanga (PG-39)
  1923-1923, USS Chaumont (AP-5)
  1923-1923, NAVSTA Mare Island
  1923-1923, Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
  1923-1925, USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
  1924-1925, Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
  1925-1925, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1925-1925, Naval Flight School
  1925-1925, Commander, Aircraft, Scouting Force
  1925-1926, VO-3
  1925-1926, USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
  1926-1926, VO-2
  1926-1926, NAS San Diego
  1926-1927, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
  1927-1928, USS Langley (CV-1)
  1928-1928, 14th Naval District/COMNAVBASE Pearl Harbor
  1928-1930, VP-1 Screaming Eagles
  1930-1933, USS California (BB-44)
  1931-1931, VO-4B
  1931-1931, VO-2B
  1931-1933, VO-4B
  1933-1935, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1935-1936, USS Lexington (CV-2)
  1935-1936, VF-2 Bounty Hunters
  1936-1936, NAVSTA - NAVBASE - NAVFAC- NAB -NOB - NOS
  1936-1937, VF-7B
  1937-1938, VF-5 Fighting Hell Cats
  1937-1938, USS Yorktown (CV-5)
  1938-1940, NAS Alameda
  1940-1941, USS Wright (AV-1)
  1941-1941, 14th Naval District/COMNAVBASE Pearl Harbor
  1941-1941, 14th Naval District/COMNAVBASE Pearl Harbor/Naval Activities, Wake Island
  1941-1945, Prisoner of War
  1945-1945, Naval Hospital Bethesda, MD
  1945-1945, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1945-1946, NAS Pensacola
  1946-1946, FTC (Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1946-1946, Damage Control Officers School
  1946-1946, CIC Watch Officer Course
  1946-1947, USS Curtiss (AV-4)
  1947-1950, Naval Technical Training Center (Faculty Staff)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Wake Island
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Wake Island5
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1916-1919, United States Naval Academy
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