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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1917 - 1947
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Home State
New Jersey
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
Naval Aviator Wings
Naval Flight Officer Wings


Location
New Jersey
Sep 29, 1954
Service to 1947
US Army Command and General Staff College
US Army Command and General Staff College
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1944 - 1947
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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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
Comments Pending
1944
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
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
Operation Reckless
Description
The Battle of Hollandia (code-named Operation Reckless) was an engagement between American and Japanese forces during World war II. It took place in spring of 1944 and was part of the New Guinea campa... More
Memories
Operation Reckless and Operation Persecution, April 21-April 27, 1944, also known as the invasion of... More
1944 - 1944
USS Hornet (CV-12)
USS Hornet (CV-12)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1943 - 1944
Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
Description
The Solomon Islands campaign was a major campaign of the Pacific War of World War II. The campaign began with Japanese landings and occupation of several areas in the British Solomon Islands and Bouga... More
Memories
In the Pacific Theater of World War II, the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaigns, from November 19... More
1943 - 1944
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
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
1943
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
1943
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
1943
New Georgia Group Operation
Description
This operation was fought during the Pacific war on this group of islands situated in the central Solomons. US forces invaded them as part of an American offensive (CARTWHEEL) to isolate and neutraliz... More
Memories
The New Georgia Campaign was a sereis of battles of the Pacific campaign of World War II. It was par... More
1943 - 1943
Commander South Pacific Area and South Pacific Force (COMSOPAC)
Commander South Pacific Area and South Pacific Force (COMSOPAC)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1942 - 1943
Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
Description
The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by Allied forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and a... More
Memories
The Guadalcanal campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal, was fought between August 7, 1942... More
1942 - 1943
Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
Description
Operation Hailstone was a massive naval air and surface attack launched on February 16–17, 1944, during World War II by the United States Navy against the Japanese naval and air base at Truk in the Ca... More
Memories
Truk was the major Japanese naval base in the Caroline Islands, 600 miles southeast of Guam and 770 ... More
1941 - 1943
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievem... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
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
1942
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
1942
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
1942
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of the Eastern Solomons
Description
The naval Battle of the Eastern Solomons (also known as the Battle of the Stewart Islands and, in Japanese sources, as the Second Battle of the Solomon Sea  took place on 24–25 August 1942, and was th... More
Memories
The naval Battle of the Eastern Solomons (also known as the Battle of the Stewart Islands and, in Ja... More
1942 - 1942
Bombardment - Marshall and Gilbert Islands
Description
Two carrier task forces (Vice Adm. W. F. Halsey and Rear Adm. F. J. Fletcher) and a bombardment group (Rear Adm. R. A. Spruance), totaling 2 aircraft carriers, 5 cruisers, and 10 destroyers, attack Kw... More
Memories
On January 2, Nimitz's staff recommended strikes against the Gilberts and Marshall Islands, but Vice... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
Description
The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 October 1942, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Santa Cruz or in Japanese sources as the Battle of the South Pacific, was the fourth carrier battle of the... More
Memories
The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, October 26, 1942, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Santa... More
1942 - 1942
Doolittle B-25 Attack on Tokyo
Description
The Doolittle Raid, also known as the Tokyo Raid, on 18 April 1942, was an air raid by the United States on the Japanese capital Tokyo and other places on Honshu island during World War II, the first ... More
Memories
The Doolittle Raid, 18 April 1942, was the first air raid by the United States to strike the Japanes... More
1942 - 1942
Guadalcanal-Tulagi landings
Description
The Battle of Tulagi and Gavutu–Tanambogo was a land battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, between the forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied (mainly United States (U.S.) Marine) gr... More
Memories
The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, sometimes referred to as the Third and Fourth Battles of Savo Islan... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of Midway
Description
The Battle of Midway in the Pacific Theater of Operations was one of the most important naval battles of World War II. Between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, ... More
Memories
The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle, widely regarded as the most important one of the Paci... More
1942 - 1942
Commander Aircraft Battle Force
Commander Aircraft Battle Force
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
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
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
1941
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Description
The attack on Pearl Harbor, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, the Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters,  and Operation Z during planning, was a surpri... More
1941 - 1941
Carrier Air Group 1 (CVG-1)
Carrier Air Group 1 (CVG-1)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1938 - 1939
Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1937 - 1937
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1936 - 1937
Bureau of Aeronautics
Bureau of Aeronautics
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1931 - 1934
Commander, Aircraft, Scouting Force
Commander, Aircraft, Scouting Force
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1929 - 1931
NAS Hampton Roads
NAS Hampton Roads
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1927 - 1929
VO-2
VO-2
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1925 - 1927
Naval Flight School
Naval Flight School
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1924 - 1924
USS Langley (CV-1)
USS Langley (CV-1)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1924 - 1924
USS Thompson (DD-305)
USS Thompson (DD-305)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1923 - 1924
USS Charleston (CA-19)
USS Charleston (CA-19)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1921 - 1922
USS Badger (DD-126)
USS Badger (DD-126)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1920 - 1921
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1919 - 1920
USS New Mexico (BB-40)
USS New Mexico (BB-40)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
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
Description Pending
1918
USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1917 - 1918
Service from 1917
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1914 - 1917

 
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