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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1916 - 1949
Home State
Pennsylvania
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half


Location
Pennsylvania
Nov 06, 1968
Navy Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Navy Expeditionary Medal is awarded to Navy personnel who have landed on foreign territory and engaged in operations against armed opposition or who have operated under circumstances deemed to mer... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
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
2003
Service to 1949
8th Naval District
8th Naval District
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1946 - 1949
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1945 - 1946
USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1944 - 1945
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
Comments Pending
1945
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
Comments Pending
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
Navy Unit Commendation (NUC)
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff... 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
Okinawa Gunto Operation
Description
The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg. was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II. The 82-day-long battle lasted... More
1945 - 1945
Iwo Jima Operation
Description
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japane... More
1945 - 1945
Sinking of the USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
Description
USS Indianapolis (CL/CA-35) was a Portland-class heavy cruiser of the United States Navy, named for the city of Indianapolis, Indiana. The vessel served as the flagship for the commander of Scouting F... More
1945 - 1945
US Joint Forces Command (JFCOM)/Joint Forces Intelligence Command (JFIC)
US Joint Forces Command (JFCOM)/Joint Forces Intelligence Command (JFIC)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1943 - 1944
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
1944
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
1944
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
1944
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
1944
Battle of Peleliu
Description
The Battle of Peleliu, codenamed Operation Stalemate II, was fought between the United States and the Empire of Japan in the Pacific Theater of World War II, from September–November 1944 on the island... More
1944 - 1944
USS Cleveland (CL-55)
USS Cleveland (CL-55)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Show Comments
Captain Captain
1942 - 1943
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
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
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
Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
Description
(Algeria-French Morocco Campaign 8-11 November 1942) Three days after their victory at El Alamein the Allies opened a new front with an assault on Algeria and French Morocco. Twelfth Air Force, with s... More
1942 - 1942
USS Kaweah (AO-15)
USS Kaweah (AO-15)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1941 - 1942
Cavite Naval Base, Philipines
Cavite Naval Base, Philipines
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1939 - 1940
USS Luzon (PR-7)
USS Luzon (PR-7)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1939 - 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
USS Ellis (DD-154)
USS Ellis (DD-154)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1938 - 1939
16th Naval District
16th Naval District
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1938 - 1938
USS Raleigh (CL-7)
USS Raleigh (CL-7)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1935 - 1938
Naval Intelligence Support Center (NISC)/Washington, DC
Naval Intelligence Support Center (NISC)/Washington, DC
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1931 - 1935
USS Ramsey (AG-98)
USS Ramsey (AG-98)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1930 - 1931
USS Burns (DM-11)
USS Burns (DM-11)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1927 - 1929
USS Sylph (PY-12)
USS Sylph (PY-12)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1926 - 1927
USS Burns (DM-11)
USS Burns (DM-11)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1925 - 1926
Commander, Scouting Force, Pacific Fleet
Commander, Scouting Force, Pacific Fleet
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1924 - 1925
USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1923 - 1924
USS Maryland (BB-46)
USS Maryland (BB-46)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1921 - 1923
USS North Dakota (BB-29)
USS North Dakota (BB-29)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1920 - 1921
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
Service from 1916

 
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