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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1930 - 1959
Home State
Virginia
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half


Location
Virginia
Location of Interment
U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
Oct 26, 1990
Service to 1959
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1956 - 1959
USS Des Moines (CA-134)
USS Des Moines (CA-134)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1955 - 1956
USS Chukawan (AO-100)
USS Chukawan (AO-100)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1952 - 1953
National Defense Service Medal (1950-1954)
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Rank
Commander
Location
Washington - District Of Columbia
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1945
USS Henley (DD-391)
USS Henley (DD-391)
Rank
Commander
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1943 - 1943
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Commander
Location
Annapolis - Maryland
Comments
Show Comments
Commander Commander
1941 - 1943
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
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Commander Carlton Rolla Adams, United States Navy, for gallantry and intrepidity in action against the ene... More
1943
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
Sinking of USS Henley (DD 391)
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 Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
Description
The last obstacle in liberating all of New Guinea island was the Vogelkop Peninsula in Dutch New Guinea. The Japanese resistance on the peninsula gathered at Manokwari, and MacArthur did not wish to c... More
1943 - 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
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
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
USS Houston (CA-30)
USS Houston (CA-30)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1940 - 1941
USS Augusta (CA-31)
USS Augusta (CA-31)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1939 - 1940
China Service Medal
Criteria
The China Service Medal was awarded to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who: Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Star in Lieu of the following Clasps
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
Naval Observatory, CNO - OPNAV
Naval Observatory, CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1938 - 1939
USS Farragut (DD-348)
USS Farragut (DD-348)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1934 - 1937
USS Arizona (BB-39)
USS Arizona (BB-39)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1930 - 1934
USS Wyoming (BB-32)
USS Wyoming (BB-32)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1930 - 1930
Service from 1930

 
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