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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major
Service Years
1918 - 1942
MOS
0702-Air Defense Officer
Home State
Massachusetts


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Midway Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall Coordinates
MIA
Jun 04, 1942
Service to 1942
6th Defense Bn
6th Defense Bn
Rank
Major
Location
Midway Island - United States
MOS
0702-Air Defense Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
2nd Defense Bn
2nd Defense Bn
Rank
Major
Location
Midway Island - Japan
MOS
0702-Air Defense Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1942
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
1942
Battle of Midway
Description
The Battle of Midway in the Pacific Theater of Operations was one of the most important naval battles of World War II. Between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, ... More
1942 - 1942
World War II/American Theater
Description
Defense of American Interests and American property and territories.
1941 - 1941
2nd Defense Bn
2nd Defense Bn
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1940
MarDet USS Brooklyn (CL-40)
MarDet USS Brooklyn (CL-40)
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Forces Afloat - United States
Comments
Comments Pending
1933 - 1937
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
1933
5th Marine Regiment
5th Marine Regiment
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
1929 - 1931
US Occupation of Nicaragua
Description
The United States occupation of Nicaragua from 1912 to 1933 was part of the Banana Wars, when American troops forcefully intervened with various Latin American countries from 1898 to 1934. The formal ... More
1914 - 1919
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 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
Comments
Comments Pending
0
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
0
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
0
Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal is awarded to Marine Corps personnel who land on foreign territory, engage in operations against armed opposition, or who operate under circumstances deemed to mer... More
Comments
Comments Pending
0
Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal is awarded to Marine Corps personnel who land on foreign territory, engage in operations against armed opposition, or who operate under circumstances deemed to mer... More
Comments
Comments Pending
0
American Defense Service Medal
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
0
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
0
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
0
Second Nicaraguan Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Second Nicaraguan Campaign Medal was created General Orders of the Navy Department and approved by Congress to recognize naval operations in Nicaragua between the dates of August 27, 1926 and Janu... More
Comments
Comments Pending
0

 
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