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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1918 - 1945
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
New York
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
Naval Aviator Wings


Location
New York
Plot Coordinates
15 78-SH
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Oct 02, 1945
Service to 1945
Carrier Division 22 (COMCARDIV 22)
Carrier Division 22 (COMCARDIV 22)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Location
Okinawa - Japan
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1945 - 1945
USS Suwanee (CVE-27)
USS Suwanee (CVE-27)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1945 - 1945
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Okinawa Gunto Operation
Description
The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg. was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II. The 82-day-long battle lasted... More
1945 - 1945
USS Marcus Island (CVE-77)
USS Marcus Island (CVE-77)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1944 - 1945
Carrier Division 27 (COMCARDIV 27)
Carrier Division 27 (COMCARDIV 27)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1944 - 1945
USS Hornet (CV-12)
USS Hornet (CV-12)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1944 - 1944
USS Intrepid (CV-11)
USS Intrepid (CV-11)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1944 - 1944
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Battle of Samar
Description
The Battle of Samar (25 October 1944) was the nearest the Japanese came to success during the battle of Leyte Gulf and saw a powerful Japanese battleship force come close to destroying a force of Amer... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Ormoc Bay
Description
The Battle of Ormoc Bay was a series of air-sea battles between Imperial Japan and the United States in the Camotes Sea in the Philippines from 11 November-21 December 1944, part of the Battle of Leyt... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Description
The Battle of Leyte Gulf, also called the Battles for Leyte Gulf, and formerly known as the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea, is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II ... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Saipan
Description
The Battle of Saipan was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands from 15 June–9 July 1944. The Allied invasion fleet embarking the exped... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Philippine Sea
Description
The Battle of the Philippine Sea (June 19–20, 1944) was a major naval battle of World War II that eliminated the Imperial Japanese Navy's ability to conduct large-scale carrier actions. It took place ... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Tinian
Description
The Battle of Tinian was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Tinian in the Mariana Islands from 24 July until 1 August 1944. The 9,000-man Japanese garrison was e... More
1944 - 1944
Formosa Air Battle
Description
The Formosa Air Battle took place between October 10 and 20, 1944, off the eastern coasts of the Ryukyu Islands, Formosa, and Luzon. It was fought by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service and the app... More
1944 - 1944
USS Santee (ACV-29)
USS Santee (ACV-29)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1942 - 1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Operation Torch
Description
Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) ( 8 - 16 November 1942) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign of the Second World War which st... More
1942 - 1942
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1940 - 1940
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1939 - 1939
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Star in Lieu of the following Clasps
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
USS Ranger (CV-4)
USS Ranger (CV-4)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1938 - 1939
Bureau of Aeronautics
Bureau of Aeronautics
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1935 - 1938
USS Lexington (CV-2)
USS Lexington (CV-2)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1932 - 1935
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1930 - 1931
USS New York (BB-34)
USS New York (BB-34)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1929 - 1929
USS Arizona (BB-39)
USS Arizona (BB-39)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1928 - 1929
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1926 - 1928
USS Raleigh (CL-7)
USS Raleigh (CL-7)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1925 - 1925
USS Richmond (CL-9)
USS Richmond (CL-9)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1923 - 1925
VS-1
VS-1
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1923 - 1923
11th Naval District
11th Naval District
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1922 - 1923
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Location
Pensacola - Florida
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1922 - 1923
USS Pampanga (PG-39)
USS Pampanga (PG-39)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1921 - 1922
USS Southard (DD-207)
USS Southard (DD-207)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1920 - 1921
USS Olympia (C-6)
USS Olympia (C-6)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1919 - 1920
USS Trippe (DD-33)
USS Trippe (DD-33)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1918 - 1918
USS Henderson (AP-1)
USS Henderson (AP-1)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1918 - 1918
WWI Victory Medal
Devices : Escort Clasp
Criteria
The World War I Victory Medal was awarded for military service during the First World War. It was awarded for active service between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918; for service with the American... More
Description
Description Pending
1918
Convoy Duty
Description
Based at Queenstown, Ireland.
1918 - 1918
Service from 1918

 
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