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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1883 - 1928
Home State
District Of Columbia
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half


Location
District Of Columbia
Mar 24, 1931
Service to 1928
3rd Naval District
3rd Naval District
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1922 - 1928
New York
New York
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1922 - 1928
Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV)
Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1921 - 1922
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1920 - 1921
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
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1919 - 1920
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
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Army Distinguished Service Medal
Awarded for actions during World War I

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army ... 
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1919
Commander Naval Forces Europe/Commander Naval Forces Africa (COMNAVEUR/COMNAVAF)/Commander, Naval Forces France
Commander Naval Forces Europe/Commander Naval Forces Africa (COMNAVEUR/COMNAVAF)/Commander, Naval Forces France
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1918 - 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
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Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Awarded for actions during World War I

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Rear Admiral Ch... 
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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
Admiral Plunkett was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, he also commanded both USS North Dakota and USS South Dakota and had served as Director, Target Practice and Engineering Competitions for th... More
1918
Surrender of Germany
Description
November 11, 1918
Memories
In July 1918, he assumed command of the five Naval Railway Batteries in France. Under his direction ... More
1918 - 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
Memories
In July 1918, he assumed command of the five Naval Railway Batteries in France. Under his direction ... More
1917 - 1918
Division of Fleet Training, Navy Operations, Navy Department
Division of Fleet Training, Navy Operations, Navy Department
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1914 - 1917
USS South Dakota (ACR-9)
USS South Dakota (ACR-9)
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1913 - 1914
USS North Dakota (BB-29)
USS North Dakota (BB-29)
Rank
Commander
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Commander Commander
1908 - 1911
Naval Shore Units
Naval Shore Units
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1903 - 1907
Naval Sea Units
Naval Sea Units
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1892 - 1902
Spanish War Service Medal
Criteria
The Spanish War Service Medal commemorates certain service during the Spanish-American War. It was awarded for military service of not less than ninety days between April 20, 1898, and April 11, 1899,... More
Description
Admiral Plunkett was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, he also commanded both USS North Dakota and USS South Dakota and had served as Director, Target Practice and Engineering Competitions for th... More
1899
Battle of Manila Bay
Criteria
The Dewey Medal was a military decoration of the United States Navy which was established by the United States Congress on June 3, 1898. The medal recognizes the leadership of Admiral of the Navy Geor... More
Description
Admiral Plunkett was a veteran of the Spanish-American War where he served in Admiral Dewey's Squadron at the Battle of Manila Bay.
1898
Spanish Campaign 1898
Criteria
The Spanish Campaign Medal was awarded for military service in, or on the high seas en route to, any of the following countries during the dates indicated: Cuba (May 11 to July 17, 1898), Puerto Rico ... More
Description
Admiral Plunkett was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, he also commanded both USS North Dakota and USS South Dakota and had served as Director, Target Practice and Engineering Competitions for th... More
1898
Spanish-American War
Description
The Spanish–American War (Spanish: Guerra hispano-estadounidense or Guerra hispano-americana; Filipino: Digmaang Espanyol-Amerikano) was a conflict fought between Spain and the United States in 1898. ... More
Memories
Admiral Plunkett was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, he also commanded both USS North Dakota ... More
1898 - 1898
Naval Sea Units
Naval Sea Units
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1888 - 1892
Naval Sea Units
Naval Sea Units
Rank
Ensign
Comments
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Ensign Ensign
1883 - 1887
Service from 1883
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
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1879 - 1883

 
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