Welles, Roger, Jr., VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
9421-Commanding Officer, Naval Shore Activity
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1925-1926, 000X, USS Memphis (CL-13)
Service Years
1880 - 1926
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Contact Info
Home Town
Newington, CT
Last Address
New York City.
Burial: Newington Cemetery
Newington, Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Date of Passing
Apr 26, 1932
Location of Interment
Newington Cemetery - Newington Cemetery, Connecticut
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Family plot.

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US Navy Retired 30

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Navy Officer Honorable Discharge

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Last Known Activity
Vice Admiral Roger Welles, Jr., U.S.N. (Ret.)
United States. Naval Forces, Europe.
United States. Navy--Intelligence specialists.
United States. Navy. Asiatic Fleet.
United States. Navy. Atlantic Fleet.
United States. Office of Naval Intelligence.
Colombia--Discovery and exploration.
Indians of South America--Venezuela
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 
Spanish-American War, 1898
Commendant 5th and 11th Naval Districts
First Commendant San Diego Training Station
First "Navy Mayor" of San Diego, Calif.
Other Comments:

Decorations include:
Navy Cross - 1919
Spanish Campaign, Cuba, Atlantic Medals, 1898 - 1898
Philippine Campaign Medal - Navy/Marine Corps - 1899
WWI Victory Medal - 1918
Commander of the Legion of Honor (France) - 1919
Grand Officer Order of Leopold II (Belgium) - 1919
Order of the Rising Sun, Second Class, Japan - 1919

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1880, US Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD)
 Duty Stations
US NavyCNO - OPNAVSchool Assignments - StaffCNO - OPNAV/Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI)
11th Naval DistrictNaval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Faculty Staff)Commander in Chief US Naval Forces Europe (CINCUSNAVEUR)/Commander US Naval Forces Europe (COMUSNAVE
  1884-1887, 000X, USS Tennessee (1865) Screw frigate
  1887-1891, 000X, USS Thetis (steam whaler)
  1891-1893, 000X, CNO - OPNAV/Defense Liaison Division
  1894-1896, 000X, USS Essex
  1896-1897, 000X, USS Texas
  1897-1897, 000X, Massachusetts Maritime Academy (Staff)
  1898-1901, 000X, USS Wasp (Steam Yacht)
  1902-1903, 000X, USS Mayflower (PY-1)
  1903-1905, 000X, Naval War College of the Americas
  1906-1908, 000X, USS Wisconsin (BB-9)
  1909-1910, 000X, Commander In Chief Asiatic Fleet
  1911-1913, 000X, USS Louisiana (BB-19)
  1913-1916, 9421, Naval Training Station (Cadre) Newport
  1916-1917, 000X, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
  1917-1918, 9421, CNO - OPNAV/Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI)
  1918-1919, 9420, CNO - OPNAV/Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI)
  1920-1923, 9421, 11th Naval District
  1921-1923, 9421, Naval Training Center San Diego (Faculty Staff)
  1924-1925, 9421, Naval Training Station (Cadre) Newport
  1924-1925, 9421, 5th Naval District
  1925-1926, 9421, Commander in Chief US Naval Forces Europe (CINCUSNAVEUR)/Commander US Naval Forces Europe (COMUSNAVE
  1925-1926, 000X, USS Memphis (CL-13)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1880-1884, United States Naval Academy
  1903-1904, Naval War College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Apr 26, 1932, Biographical Notes. VAdm. Admiral Roger Welles, Jr.
  Sep 05, 2017, General Photos1
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