Anderson, Walter Stratton, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 7th Naval District
Service Years
1903 - 1946
Vice Admiral
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Home Town
Carlinville, IL
Last Address
Washington, DC

Date of Passing
Oct 24, 1981
Location of Interment
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 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
US NavyNaval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)USCINCLANTUSS Arizona (BB-39)
Navy Recruiting District New York, NY, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)Naval War College (Staff)US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Texas (BB-35)
USS West Virginia (BB-48)Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAVOffice of Naval Intelligence (ONI)Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV)
  1903-1905, USS Brooklyn (CA-3)
  1905-1905, USS Galveston (CL-19)
  1905-1907, Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1907-1908, Commander In Chief Asiatic Fleet
  1908-1909, USS Nebraska (BB-14)
  1909-1911, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
  1911-1912, USS Yankton (Schooner)
  1912-1913, USCINCLANT
  1913-1913, USS Utah (BB-31)
  1913-1914, USS Des Moines (C-15)
  1914-1916, New York Navy Yard
  1916-1916, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY
  1916-1919, USS Arizona (BB-39)
  1919-1920, Navy Recruiting District New York, NY, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
  1920-1921, Naval War College (Staff)
  1922-1922, USS Sinclair (DD-275)
  1922-1924, USS Kidder (DD-319)
  1924-1927, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1927-1927, USS Texas (BB-35)
  1927-1929, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
  1929-1930, New York Navy Yard
  1930-1932, Hingham
  1932-1933, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1934-1936, Naval Attache Office (NAO) London, Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache
  1936-1937, Naval Attache Office (NAO) London, Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache
  1937-1939, Commander, Cruiser Division FOUR
  1937-1939, USS Northampton (CA-26)
  1939-1940, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1941-1942, Commander, Battleships, Battle Force
  1941-1942, Commander Battleship Division 4
  1942-1942, Commander, Battleships-Cruisers, Pacific Fleet (ComBatCruPac)
  1942-1944, Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV)
  1944-1945, Commander Gulf Sea Frontier
  1944-1945, 7th Naval District
  1945-1945, Commander Gulf Sea Frontier
  1945-1945, 7th Naval District
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1847-1847 Mexican-American War/Battle of Rio Aribiqua
  1907-1909 Cruise of the Great White Fleet
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1915-1934 US Occupation of Haiti
  1916-1916 Invasion of the Dominican Republic (Dominican Campaign)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1899-1903, United States Naval Academy
  1920-1921, Naval War College
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