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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Admiral
Service Years
1907 - 1947
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Home State
Indiana
Admiral Admiral
Command at Sea
Command Ashore


Location
Indiana
Plot Coordinates
Section 30, Grave 643-RH
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Sep 09, 1952
Service to 1947
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Rank
Admiral
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Admiral Admiral
1944 - 1946
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious ser... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
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
1945
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
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
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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Memories
In the early years of World War II, Ingram was promoted to Rear Admiral on January 10, 1941 and serv... More
1941 - 1945
World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
Description
The European-Mediterranean-Middle East Theater was a major theater of operations during the Second World War (between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946). The vast size of Europe, Mediterranean and M... More
Memories
in September 1942 as Commander South Atlantic Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, with the rank of Vice Admi... More
1941 - 1945
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious ser... More
Comments
In the early years of World War II, Ingram was promoted to Rear Admiral on January 10, 1941 and served as Commander Task Force Three prior to his designation in September 1942 as Commander South Atlan... More
1944
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious ser... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
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
1944
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Rank
Vice Admiral
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Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1942 - 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
Purple Heart (for wounds received during an encounter with a German submarine "wolf-pack" in 1942); Mexican Service Medal; World
1942
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1941 - 1942
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Bronze Letter A
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
USS Tennessee (BB-43)
USS Tennessee (BB-43)
Rank
Captain
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
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Captain Captain
1939 - 1941
NSY Brooklyn
NSY Brooklyn
Rank
Captain
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
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Captain Captain
1937 - 1939
CNSG-2/DESRON 6
CNSG-2/DESRON 6
Rank
Captain
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
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Captain Captain
1935 - 1937
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Rank
Commander
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
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Commander Commander
1934 - 1935
NR NIOC Washington DC
NR NIOC Washington DC
Rank
Commander
Location
Washington DC - District Of Columbia
NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Comments
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Commander Commander
1933 - 1935
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Rank
Commander
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
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Commander Commander
1930 - 1933
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Commander
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
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Commander Commander
1926 - 1930
USS Stoddert (DD-302)
USS Stoddert (DD-302)
Rank
Commander
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
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Commander Commander
1924 - 1926
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
During World War I he was awarded the Navy Cross for his services on the staff of Commander, Division Three, Battle Force, Atlantic Fleet.
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
World War I
Description
The United States of America declared war on the German Empire on April 6, 1917. The U.S. was an independent power and did not officially join the Allies. It closely cooperated with them militarily bu... More
Memories
During World War I he was awarded the Navy Cross for his services on the staff of Commander, Divisio... More
1917 - 1918
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
Location
Annapolis - Maryland
NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1915 - 1917
Navy Medal of Honor (1913-1917)
Comments
Citation:
"For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. During the second day's fighting the service performed by him was eminent and conspicuous. He was conspicuous for... 
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1915
USS Arkansas (BB-33)
USS Arkansas (BB-33)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1912 - 1915
Navy Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Navy Expeditionary Medal is awarded to Navy personnel who have landed on foreign territory and engaged in operations against armed opposition or who have operated under circumstances deemed to mer... More
Description
Following his graduation in 1907, Ingram served in several battleships, cruisers and destroyers. As turret officer of the battleship USS Arkansas (BB-33), he established a world's record for firing 12... More
1914
US Occupation of Veracruz
Description
incident came in the midst of poor diplomatic relations between Mexico and the United States, related to the ongoing Mexican Revolution.
Memories
As turret officer of the battleship USS Arkansas (BB-33), he established a world's record for firing... More
1914 - 1914
Service from 1907

 
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