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


Location
New York
Plot Coordinates
Sec. 15 Plot 78 SH
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Oct 02, 1945
Service to 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
People You Remember
Commander Carrier Division 22 with flag in USS Suwanee (CVE-27).
1945 - 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
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
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
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
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
USS Suwanee (CVE-27)
USS Suwanee (CVE-27)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1945 - 1945
COMCARDIV 27
COMCARDIV 27
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1945 - 1945
COMCARDIV 22
COMCARDIV 22
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Location
Okinawa - Japan
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1945 - 1945
USS Marcus Island (CVE-77)
USS Marcus Island (CVE-77)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1944 - 1945
Battle of Peleliu
Description
The Battle of Peleliu, codenamed Operation Stalemate II, was fought between the United States and the Empire of Japan in the Pacific Theater of World War II, from September–November 1944 on the island... More
People You Remember
Commander Carrier Division 27 with flag in USS Marcus Island (CVE-77).
1944 - 1944
Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
Description
The Mariana and Palau Islands campaign, also known as Operation Forager, was an offensive launched by United States forces against Imperial Japanese forces in the Mariana Islands and Palau in the Paci... More
Memories
Commanding Officer of HORNET; and, in the ensuing months, participated in operations in the Marianas... More
1944 - 1944
Battle Off Samar
Description
The Battle off Samar was the centermost action of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, one of the largest naval battles in history, which took place in the Philippine Sea off Samar Island, in the Philippines on ... More
Memories
Sample was the Commander of Carrier Division 27 assigned to Task Unit 77.4.2 (Taffy II).
1944 - 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
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Injured by antiaircraft fire while observing the Leyte invasion in a TBM
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
COMCARDIV 27
COMCARDIV 27
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1944 - 1944
COMCARDIV 27
COMCARDIV 27
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1944 - 1944
USS Hornet (CV-12)
USS Hornet (CV-12)
Rank
Captain
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Captain Captain
1944 - 1944
USS Intrepid (CV-11)
USS Intrepid (CV-11)
Rank
Captain
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Captain Captain
1944 - 1944
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
Memories
After the outbreak of World War II, he assisted in the conversion of SANTEE (CVE-29). Assuming comma... More
1942 - 1942
USS Santee (CVE-29)
USS Santee (CVE-29)
Rank
Commander
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Commander Commander
1941 - 1942
American Defense Service Medal
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
1941
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Commander
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Commander Commander
1940 - 1940
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1939 - 1939
USS Ranger (CV-4)
USS Ranger (CV-4)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1938 - 1938
Bureau of Aeronautics
Bureau of Aeronautics
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1935 - 1937
VF-5 Fighting Hell Cats
VF-5 Fighting Hell Cats
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1932 - 1934
USS Lexington (CV-2)
USS Lexington (CV-2)
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1932 - 1934
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1930 - 1931
USS New York (BB-34)
USS New York (BB-34)
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1928 - 1929
USS Arizona (BB-39)
USS Arizona (BB-39)
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1926 - 1927
USS Richmond (CL-9)
USS Richmond (CL-9)
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1925 - 1926
USS Raleigh (CL-7)
USS Raleigh (CL-7)
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1924 - 1924
VS-1
VS-1
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1923 - 1923
Naval Flight Training
Naval Flight Training
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Designator/NEC
139X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1922 - 1923
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Location
Pensacola - Florida
Designator/NEC
139X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot (In Training)
Comments
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1922 - 1923
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Location
Pensacola - Florida
Designator/NEC
139X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot (In Training)
Comments
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1922 - 1922
USS Pampanga (PG-39)
USS Pampanga (PG-39)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Designator/NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1921 - 1922
Service from 1918
Convoy Duty
Description
Based at Queenstown, Ireland.
Memories
Assigned to USS HENDERSON. For meritorious service during a fire on board that ship, he received a l... More
1918 - 1918
WWI Victory Medal
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
During World War 1 he served aboard duty in USS HENDERSON (AP-1). For meritorious service during a fire on board that ship he received a letter of commendation from the Secretary of the Navy. Detache... More
1918
WWI Victory Medal
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
USS Henderson (AP-1)
USS Henderson (AP-1)
Rank
Ensign
Designator/NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
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Ensign Ensign
1918 - 1918

 
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