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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1915 - 1945
Home State
New York
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half


Cause
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Reason
Heart Attack
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of the Philippines
Jun 18, 1945
Service to 1945
COMPHIBGRU FIVE
COMPHIBGRU FIVE
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1944 - 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
For actions while commanding AMPHIBGRUSIX
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
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Battle of Mindanao
Description
The campaign for Mindanao posed the greatest challenge for the liberating American forces, primarily for three reasons: the island's inhospitable geography; the extended Japanese defenses; and the str... More
1945 - 1945
Invasion of Lingayen Gulf
Description
The Invasion of Lingayen Gulf was an Allied amphibious operation in the Philippines during World War II. In the early morning of 6 January 1945, a large Allied force commanded by Admiral Jesse B. Olde... More
1945 - 1945
Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
Description
On December 15, 1944, landings against minimal resistance were made on the southern beaches of the island of Mindoro, a key location in the planned Lingayen Gulf operations, in support of major landin... More
1944 - 1945
Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
Description
On December 15, 1944, landings against minimal resistance were made on the southern beaches of the island of Mindoro, a key location in the planned Lingayen Gulf operations, in support of major landin... More
1944 - 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
For planning and execution of the assaults on Leyte, Luzon, Mindanao and Borneo during the Philippine Campaign
1944
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
1944
Battle of Mindoro
Description
The Battle of Mindoro was a battle in World War II between forces of the United States and Japan, in Mindoro Island in the central Philippines, from 13–16 December 1944, during the Philippines campaig... More
1944 - 1944
Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1943 - 1944
Cairo Conference (Codename SEXTANT)
Description
The Cairo Conference of November 22 - November 26, 1943, held in Cairo, Egypt, addressed the Allied position against Japan during World War II and made decisions about postwar Asia.
Memories
Attended as Secretary to the JCS
1943 - 1943
Tehran Conference (Codename EUREKA)
Description
The Tehran Conference was the meeting of Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill between November 28 and December 1, 1943 in Tehran, Iran. It was the first World War II conference a... More
Memories
Attended as Secretary to the JCS
1943 - 1943
USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Show Comments
Captain Captain
1941 - 1943
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
Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache/Rio De Janeiro
Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache/Rio De Janeiro
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1939 - 1941
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1938 - 1939
USS Porter (DD-356)
USS Porter (DD-356)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1936 - 1938
CNO - OPNAV
CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1933 - 1936
Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1932 - 1933
USS Chicago (CA-29)
USS Chicago (CA-29)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1932 - 1933
USS Chester (CA-27)
USS Chester (CA-27)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1930 - 1932
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
1931
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1927 - 1930
USS Dobbin (AD-3)
USS Dobbin (AD-3)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1924 - 1927
Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1924 - 1924
Washington Naval Shipyard
Washington Naval Shipyard
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1923 - 1924
Bureau of Ordnance
Bureau of Ordnance
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1923 - 1923
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)/NPS MIT Boston MA (Faculty Staff)
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)/NPS MIT Boston MA (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1923 - 1923
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1921 - 1923
USS John D. Edwards (DD-216)
USS John D. Edwards (DD-216)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1921 - 1921
USS Hatfield (DD-231)
USS Hatfield (DD-231)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1920 - 1921
Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)/New York
Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)/New York
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1919 - 1920
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 Wyoming (BB-32)
USS Wyoming (BB-32)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1915 - 1917
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1911 - 1915
Service from 1915

 
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