Ault, William Bowen, CDR

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Last Rank
Last Primary Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 131X, USS Lexington (CV-2)
Service Years
1922 - 1942
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
Commander Commander

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
May 08, 1942
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Solomon Islands
Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of the Coral Sea
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
United States Naval Academy Alumni AssociationMilitary Order of Foreign Wars of the United StatesMilitary Order of the World Wars (MOWW)
  1922, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1941, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1945, Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)

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  1932-1936, 131X, USS Lexington (CV-2)

Lieutenant Junior Grade

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USS Lexington (CV-2) Unit Page

Lieutenant Junior Grade

131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot

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 USS Lexington (CV-2) Details

USS Lexington (CV-2)
Hull number CV-2

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS L-M

Aircraft Carrier

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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2008
Memories For This Unit

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He then served on the staff of Capt. George W. Steele, Commander, Aircraft, Scouting Force, from June of 1931 to June of 1932 and alternated tours of duty afloat and ashore: in Torpedo Squadron (VT) 1-S, based on board USS Lexington (CV-2); at NAS Norfolk, Virginia; and in the observation unit of the battleship USS Mississippi (BB-41).

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35 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Lexington (CV-2)

Anderson, George Whelan, ADM, (1927-1963) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Lindsey, Eugene Elbert, LCDR, (1927-1942) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Massey, Forsyth, RADM, (1931-1968) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Sample, William Dodge, RADM, (1918-1945) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Waldron, John Charles, LCDR, (1924-1942) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Woods, Ralph W.D., RADM, (1923-1953) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Best, Richard H., LCDR, (1932-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Kane, William Richard, CAPT, (1933-1957) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Massey, Lance Edward, LCDR, (1930-1942) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
King, Ernest, FADM, (1897-1945) OFF 132X Captain
HOEFFEL, Kenneth, RADM, (1917-1947) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Stuart, Richard, CAPT, (1934-1961) OFF 000X Ensign
Gravgaard, Elmer, CWO2, (1919-1946) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Norman, Leslie Purnell, PO1, (1935-1956) WT WT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Hedrick, Claude, PO3, (1936-1940) AM AM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class (E-4)
HUFFMAN, Fon, CPO, (1929-1949) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class (E-4)
Lansing, William Henry, PO1, (1933-1942) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer Third Class (E-4)
Webster, Raymond E., PO2, (1935-1942) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class (E-4)
Reid, Beverly W, ENS, (1935-1942) AD AD-0000 Seaman 1st Class (E-3)
Herbster, Victor Daniel, CAPT, (1904-1946) OFF Commander
Fitch, Aubrey Wray, ADM, (1906-1947) Captain
Clark, Joseph James, ADM, (1917-1953) Commander
Tisdale, Mahlon, VADM, (1912-1947) Commander
Cunningham, Winfield Scott, RADM, (1919-1950) Lieutenant Commander
POWNALL, Charles, VADM, (1910-1949) Lieutenant Commander
SMITH, Donald, CAPT, (1921-1951) Lieutenant Commander
Raborn Jr., William, VADM, (1928-1966) Lieutenant
Owens, James, LT, (1935-1942) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Styles, Ralph, CAPT, (1933-1962) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Craig, John Rich, LCDR, (1930-1943) Ensign
Heinlein, Robert, LT, (1926-1934) Ensign
Woodson, Jefferson, LT, (1926-1942) Ensign
Hedrick, Herbert, CPO, (1935-1958) Seaman (E-3)
Blakely, Charles, VADM, (1898-1942) Captain
WHITE, Newton, CAPT, (1907-1939) Commander

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