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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1888 - 1920
NEC
250X-Judge Advocate General Corps Officer
Home State
Kentucky
Law Community
Rear Admiral Upper Half


Location
Kentucky
Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section O, Lot 31
Location of Interment
Richmond Cemetery - Richmond, Kentucky
Apr 20, 1920
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Rear Admiral Carlo Bonaparte Brittain, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious servic... More
1921
Service to 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
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
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
1917
China Relief Service
Criteria
The China Relief Expedition Medal was awarded to Navy and Marine Corps personnel who served ashore with the China Relief Expedition between May 24, 1900, and May 27, 1901, or who were assigned to cert... More
Description
Description Pending
1901
Philippine Campaign Medal - Navy/Marine Corps
Criteria
The Philippine Campaign Medal was awarded for military service in the Philippine Islands.
Description
Description Pending
1899
West Indies Campaign 1898
Criteria
To be awarded the West Indies Campaign Medal, a service member must have performed sea duty in the West Indies between the dates of May 1, 1898 and August 16, 1898. The award was a one time decoration... More
Description
Description Pending
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
1898 - 1898
Service from 1888

 
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