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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major General
Service Years
1924 - 1957
MOS
9903-General Officer

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Sep 30, 1980
Service to 1957
1st Marine Division, I MEF
1st Marine Division, I MEF
Rank
Major General
Location
Camp Pendleton - California
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1956 - 1957
MCB Quantico, VA
MCB Quantico, VA
Rank
Major General
Location
Quantico - Virginia
Comments
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1955 - 1955
Korean War
Description
The Korean War; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came t... More
Memories
He was the assistant division commander of the 1st Marine Division and was awarded a Distinguished S... More
1950 - 1953
HQ Co, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
HQ Co, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
Rank
Brigadier General
Location
Camp Pendleton - California
MOS
9903-General Officer
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1952 - 1952
MCB Camp Pendleton
MCB Camp Pendleton
Rank
Brigadier General
Location
Camp Pendleton - California
MOS
9903-General Officer
Comments
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1951 - 1952
HQ Bn, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, VA, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, VA
HQ Bn, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, VA, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, VA
Rank
Brigadier General
MOS
9903-General Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1950 - 1951
HQ, MCB Quantico
HQ, MCB Quantico
Rank
Colonel
Location
Quantico - Virginia
MOS
9906-Colonel, Ground
Comments
Comments Pending
1948 - 1950
Naval War College (Staff)
Naval War College (Staff)
Rank
Colonel
Location
Newport - Rhode Island
Comments
Comments Pending
1946 - 1948
CNO/OPNAV, US Navy
CNO/OPNAV, US Navy
Rank
Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 1946
Navy Occupation Service Medal
Criteria
Occupation duty in the European-African-Middle Eastern area may be credited to organizations for duty performed on and subsequent to May 8, 1945. Terminal dates for eligibility periods and occupation ... More
Comments
Okinaw (HqBn, 1stMarDiv)
1945
Battle for Okinawa
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
Bronze Star Medal
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Normandy invasion
1944
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
Description
The European-Mediterranean-Middle East Theater was a major theater of operations during the Second World War (between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946). The vast size of Europe, Mediterranean and M... More
Memories
Worked on the planning of the Normandy invasion
1944 - 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
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
1939 - 1941 USS Arkansas
1941
MARDET American Legation, Peking, China
MARDET American Legation, Peking, China
Rank
First Lieutenant
Comments
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1925 - 1927
Marine Barracks Philadelphia, PA
Marine Barracks Philadelphia, PA
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Philidelphia - Pennsylvania
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1924 - 1924
Service from 1924
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
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Legion of Merit
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
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Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
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Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
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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
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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
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Europe-Afica-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
England - Invasion of Normandy
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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
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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
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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
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World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
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National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
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Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
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Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
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Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
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Chinese Order Cloud and Banner 4th Class
Criteria
The Order of the Cloud and Banner is a military award of the Republic of China. It was instituted on June 15, 1935 and is awarded in nine grades for contributions to national security.
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United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
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