Merrill, Aaron Stanton, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Primary Unit
1946-1947, Commander Gulf Sea Frontier
Service Years
1912 - 1947
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1890
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Natchaz, MS

Date of Passing
Feb 28, 1961
 
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity

Foreign Awards:

Officer of the Order of the Crown by the Belgium Government 
Order al Merito Grade de Comendador by the Government of Chile

Grand Officer of the Order of Merit by the Government of Chile.
   
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 Duty Stations
Naval Academy Prep School (Faculty Staff) Newport, RIUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyProfessional Schools and Courses
Naval Support Unit (NSU)/State Department, Washington, DCCOMSIXTHFLTOffice of Naval Intelligence (ONI)CNO - OPNAV
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)USS Barry (DD-248)Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)CNO - OPNAV/Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)Cruiser Destroyer Group 12/DESRON 8NROTC (Faculty Staff)COMTHIRDFLT
CTF 68 CNO - OPNAV/Chief of US Navy Information (CHINFO)
  1908-1908, Naval Academy Prep School (Faculty Staff) Newport, RI
  1908-1912, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1912-1913, USS Louisiana (BB-19)
  1913-1913, USS Tennessee (ACR-10)
  1913-1914, USS Scorpion (PY-3)
  1914-1914, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1914-1916, USS Roe (DD-24)
  1916-1917, USS Conyngham (DD-58)
  1917-1918, San Francisco
  1918-1918, Packard Marine Training School, Naval Reserve Armory, Detroit, MI
  1918-1919, USS Aylwin (DD-47)
  1919-1919, USS Harvard (SP-209)
  1919-1919, Bureau of Engineering/Lafayette Radio Station, Crois d'Hins, France
  1919-1921, State Department, Washington, DC/High Commissioner of Turkey
  1921-1922, COMSIXTHFLT/Commander, US Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters
  1922-1923, Commander, U. S. Naval Forces, Eastern Mediterranean
  1923-1924, NSY Brooklyn/Receiving Station (NRS)
  1924-1924, USS Nevada (BB-36)
  1924-1925, USS Mccormick (DD-223)
  1925-1926, USS Elcano (PG-38)
  1926-1927, Commander In Chief Asiatic Fleet/Commander, Destroyers, Asiatic Fleet (COMDESAF)
  1927-1927, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1927-1929, CNO - OPNAV
  1929-1932, USS Williamson (DD-244)
  1932-1933, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1933-1934, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
  1934-1935, USS Pensacola (CA-24)
  1935-1935, USS Barry (DD-248)
  1935-1936, Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet/Commander, Destroyer Division 8
  1936-1936, USS Childs (DD-241)
  1936-1938, Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache/Santiago, Chile
  1938-1939, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
  1939-1940, Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet/Commander, Destroyer Division 17
  1939-1940, USS Somers (DD-381)
  1940-1940, Cruiser Destroyer Group 12/DESRON 8
  1940-1940, USS Winslow (DD-359)
  1940-1942, NROTC (Faculty Staff)
  1942-1943, USS Indiana (BB-58)
  1943-1943, COMTHIRDFLT/CTF 39
  1943-1944, Commander, Cruiser Division 12
  1943-1944, USS Montpelier (CL-57)
  1943-1944, CTF 68
  1943-1944, CTF 36/CTG 36.2
  1944-1945, CNO - OPNAV/Chief of US Navy Information (CHINFO)
  1946-1947, 8th Naval District
  1946-1947, Commander Gulf Sea Frontier
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1939-1941 Neutrality Operations in the North Atlantic
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of the Eastern Solomons1
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Treasury-Bougainville Operation1
  1943-1943 Treasury-Bougainville Operation/Battle of Empress Augusta Bay
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Blackett Strait
  1943-1943 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of Rennel Island
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Kula Gulf
  1943-1943 New Georgia Group Operation/Battle of Kolombangara
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1908-1912, United States Naval Academy
  1938-1939, Naval War College
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