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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Admiral
Service Years
1908 - 1946
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Home State
New Jersey
Admiral Admiral
Submarine Officer Badge


Location
New Jersey
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Jan 10, 1960
Service to 1946
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Executive Office Secretary of the Navy (EXOS)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Executive Office Secretary of the Navy (EXOS)
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1946 - 1946
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
Awarded for actions during the World War II
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit to Vice Admiral Arthu... 
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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
9th Naval District
9th Naval District
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1944 - 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
1941 - 1945
COMSEVENTHFLT
COMSEVENTHFLT
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1943 - 1943
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Army Distinguished Service Medal may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Army, performs exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsi... More
Comments
Awarded for actions during the World War II
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal ... 
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1943
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
Awarded for actions during the World War II
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Rear Admiral Arthur Schuyler Carpender (NSN: 0-6600), Unite... 
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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
Battle of Bismarck Sea
Description
The Battle of the Bismarck Sea (2–4 March 1943) took place in the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) during World War II when aircraft of the U.S. Fifth Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)... More
1943 - 1943
Commander South Pacific Area and South Pacific Force (COMSOPAC)
Commander South Pacific Area and South Pacific Force (COMSOPAC)
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1942 - 1943
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
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
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1941 - 1942
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
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Rank
Captain
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1940 - 1941
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
1939
USS Utah (BB-31)
USS Utah (BB-31)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1908 - 1931
USS Radford (DD-120)
USS Radford (DD-120)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1918 - 1919
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
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
Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant Commander Arthur Schuyler Carpen... 
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1917
USS Fanning (DD-37)
USS Fanning (DD-37)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1913 - 1917
Service from 1908
USS Minnesota (BB-22)
USS Minnesota (BB-22)
Rank
Midshipman
NEC
OC-Officer Candidate
Comments
Comments Pending
1906 - 1908
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1905 - 1908

 
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