Hayler, Robert Ward, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1948-1951, 6th Naval District
Service Years
1914 - 1951
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Carmel, California

Date of Passing
Nov 01, 1980
Location of Interment
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US Navy Honorable Discharge

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                                           NAME SAKE
                                  USS HAYLER (DD-997)
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 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyUSS Honolulu (CL-48)Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1910-1914, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1914-1916, USS Georgia (BB-15)
  1916-1919, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
  1919-1921, Naval Administrative Unit Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  1921-1921, USS Breese (DD-122)
  1921-1922, USS De Long (DD-129)
  1922-1923, USS Melville (AD-2)
  1925-1927, USS Melvin (DD-335)
  1927-1929, USS Howard (DD-179)
  1930-1939, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
  1939-1942, Alexandria
  1942-1944, USS Honolulu (CL-48)
  1944-1944, Commander, Cruiser Division 12
  1944-1948, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/General Board
  1948-1951, 6th Naval District
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Tassafaronga (Fourth Savo)
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Guadalcanal-Tulagi landings
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Cape Esperance (Second Savo)
  1943-1943 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Bombardment of Kiska
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Georgia Group Operation
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Kula Gulf
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Treasury-Bougainville Operation
  1943-1943 New Georgia Group Operation/Battle of Kolombangara
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Surigao Strait
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  1910-1914, United States Naval Academy
  1919-1921, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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