Denfeld, Louis Emil, ADM

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Last Rank
Primary Unit
1947-1949, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1912 - 1950

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Westborough, MA
Last Address
Westborough, MA
Date of Passing
Mar 28, 1972
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery (VLM) - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 30 Lot 433

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
National Cemeteries Administration (NCA)
  1972, National Cemeteries Administration (NCA)

 Additional Information
Other Comments:

Admiral Denfield was the 11th CNO.
He was forced to resign over what was then known as "THE REVOLT OF THE ADMIRALS"


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 Unit Assignments
US NavyUSS Arkansas (BB-33)CNO - OPNAVCommander, Destroyer Squadron 11 (COMDESRON 11), Commander Destroyers, Battle Force
COMDESRON 1, COMNAVSURFGRU PACNaval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAVBureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1912-1913, USS Virginia (BB-13)
  1913-1914, USS Arkansas (BB-33)
  1916-1919, USS Ammen (DD-35)
  1919-1920, USS Mccall (DD-28)
  1923-1924, USS S-24 (SS-129)
  1924-1926, CNO - OPNAV
  1929-1931, Bureau of Navigation
  1935-1937, Commander, Destroyer Squadron 11 (COMDESRON 11), Commander Destroyers, Battle Force
  1939-1939, CNO - OPNAV
  1941-1941, Naval Attache Office (NAO) London
  1942-1945, Bureau of Navigation
  1945-1947, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1947-1947, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1947-1949, CNO - OPNAV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1915-1934 US Occupation of Haiti
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1908-1912, United States Naval Academy
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