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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Commander
Service Years
1903 - 1921
Home State
District Of Columbia
Commander Commander


Location
District Of Columbia
Mar 28, 1944
Service to 1921
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
1917 - 1918
Navy Medal of Honor (1943-Present)
Criteria
The Medal of Honor is awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of one's life, above and beyond the call of duty. This gallantry must be performed either while engaged in action ag... More
Comments
WAINWRIGHT, RICHARD, JR.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy. Born: 15 September 1881, Washington, D.C. Accredited to: District of Columbia. G.O. No.: 177, 4 December 1915.

Citation:

For disti... 
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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
In an effort to force out General Victoriano Huerta, who had seized the presidency of Mexico in a bl... More
1914 - 1914
USS Florida (BB-30)
USS Florida (BB-30)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1912 - 1914
USS Louisiana (BB-19)
USS Louisiana (BB-19)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1907 - 1909
Cruise of the Great White Fleet
Description
The "Great White Fleet" sent around the world by President Theodore Roosevelt from 16 December 1907 to 22 February 1909 consisted of sixteen new battleships of the Atlantic Fleet. The battleships were... More
1907 - 1909
Service from 1903
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1899 - 1903

 
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