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Kalbfus, Edward Clifford

Date of birth:
November 24th, 1877 (Mauch Chunk/Pennsylvania, United States)
Date of death:
September 6th, 1954 (Newport/Rhode Island, United States)
Buried on:
Arlington National Cemetery
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Unit:
U.S.S. Pocahontas (SP-3044), U.S. Navy
"For distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Pocohontas, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of' transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines during World War I."
Navy Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
Naval Operating Base Newport, U.S. Navy
Awarded on:
April 1948
Legion of Merit - US Military
"For exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as President, Naval War College and Commandant, Naval Operating Base Newport, Rhode Island, from 1 April 1941 to 2 November 1942."

Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 374
Mexican Service Medal

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