Legion of Merit

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall


1909 Murphy LB.jpg
Joseph Murphy
Class of 1909

CAPT, USN

Boston, Massachusetts

February 28, 1942 (54 years old)

Navy Cross, Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Fixed Wing Passenger, Indian Ocean, Retired







1919 Foster LB.jpg
Festus Foster
Class of 1919

CAPT, USN

Topeka, Kansas

March 3, 1945 (46 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Fixed Wing Passenger


1920 Sickel LB.jpg
Horatio Sickel, IV
Class of 1920

CAPT, USN

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

July 31, 1944 (47 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Family, Fixed Wing Passenger


1920 Smith LB.jpg
Robert Smith
Class of 1920

CAPT, USN

Rocky Mount, North Carolina

January 21, 1943 (44 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Fixed Wing Passenger, Pan Am Flight 1142, Ship Namesake


1920 Slawson LB.jpg
Paul Slawson
Class of 1920

CDR, USN

Big Rapids, Michigan

July 18, 1943 (46 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, LST Group 14, Pacific, Solomon Islands, USS LST-342, Ship


1920 Ives LB.jpg
Norman Ives
Class of 1920

CAPT, USN

Washington, D.C.

August 2, 1944 (47 years old)

Navy Cross, Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Europe, France, Ground



1922 Forsyth LB.jpg
Ralph Forsyth
Class of 1922

COL, USMC

Sayre, Pennsylvania

June 24, 1944 (43 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, 10th Marines, Pacific, Saipan, Ground


1923 Drexler LB.jpg
Louis Drexler, Jr.
Class of 1923

CDR, USN

Bethany Beach, Delaware

May 12, 1945 (45 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Family, LST Group 47, Okinawa, Ground


1923 Bolles LB.jpg
Harry Bolles
Class of 1923

CDR, USN

Seattle, Washington

July 18, 1943 (44 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Olympic Athlete, Fixed Wing





1924 Abdill LB.jpg
Everett Abdill
Class of 1924

CAPT, USN

Palmyra, New Jersey

December 13, 1944 (42 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Mindoro, Pacific, USS Nashville (CL 43), Ship



1926 Karpe LB.jpg
Eugene Karpe
Class of 1926

CAPT, USN

Delhi, Louisiana

February 23, 1950 (45 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, Assassination, Cold War


1927 Coll LB.jpg
John Coll
Class of 1927

LCDR, USN

Jeffersonville, Indiana

January 21, 1943 (40 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Fixed Wing Passenger


1927 Southerland LB.jpg
Leonard Southerland
Class of 1927

RADM, USN

Fort Payne, Alabama

November 15, 1958 (53 years old)

Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Operational loss, Carrier Division (CARDIV) 7, Helicopter

He is not currently listed with his classmates in Memorial Hall.


1927 Averill LB.jpg
James Averill
Class of 1927

CDR, USN

Champlain, New York

March 26, 1944 (39 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Carrier Division (CARDIV) 11, Fixed Wing



1929 Garner LB.jpg
Howard Garner
Class of 1929

LCDR, USN

Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

April 9, 1943 (37 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Ship

He is not currently listed with his classmates in Memorial Hall.

1929 Garner LB.jpg Howard Garner
Class of 1929
LCDR, USN
Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Ship

He is not currently listed with his classmates in Memorial Hall.

1929 Johnson LB.jpg
Chandler Johnson
Class of 1929

LTCOL, USMC

Highland Park, Illinois

March 2, 1945 (39 years old)

Navy Cross, Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, 2nd Battalion, 28th Marines, Iwo Jima, Pacific, Ground


1930 Douw LB.jpg
Volckert Douw
Class of 1930

CDR, USN

Annapolis, Maryland

April 29, 1945 (38 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Hazelwood (DD 531), Ship


1930 Mayo LB.jpg
Raymond Mayo
Class of 1930

CDR, USN

Richardson, Texas

February 26, 1944 (37 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Pacific, USS Grayback (SS 208), Submarine


1930 Nix LB.jpg
Joshua Nix
Class of 1930

LCDR, USN

Memphis, Tennessee

March 1, 1942 (33 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Indian Ocean, USS Edsall (DD 219), Ship


1930 Shaffer LB.jpg
John Shaffer, III
Class of 1930

CDR, USN

Houma, Louisiana

April 8, 1944 (34 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Atlantic, USS Champlin (DD 601), Ship


1930 Moret LB.jpg
Paul Moret
Class of 1930

LTCOL, USMC

Jackson, Michigan

June 8, 1943 (36 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Fixed Wing Passenger


1931 Mackert LB.jpg
Robert Mackert
Class of 1931

CDR, USN

Peoria, Illinois

June 23, 1944 (36 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Fixed Wing


1931 Hollingsworth LB.jpg
John Hollingsworth
Class of 1931

CDR, USN

Dawson, Georgia

November 16, 1944 (35 years old)

Silver Star, Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Pacific, USS Scamp (SS 277), Submarine


1932 Speer LB.jpg
John Speer
Class of 1932

LCDR, USN

Crafton, Pennsylvania

September 11, 1943 (35 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Mediterranean, Salerno, USS Savannah (CL 42), Ship



1932 Tennent LB.jpg
John Tennent, III
Class of 1932

CDR, USN

Fredericksburg, Virginia

January 30, 1944 (34 years old)

Navy Cross, Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Kwajalein, Pacific, USS Anderson (DD 411), Ship



1932 Marshall LB.jpg
James Marshall
Class of 1932

CAPT, USN

Nashville, Tennessee

June 10, 1951 (41 years old)

Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Croix de Guerre



1933 Clark LB.jpg
Albert Clark
Class of 1933

LCDR, USN

Norway, Maine

February 29, 1944 (33 years old)

Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, KIA, WWII, Pacific, USS Trout (SS 202), Submarine





1934 Oakley LB.jpg
Thomas Oakley, Jr.
Class of 1934

CDR, USN

Staten Island, New York

November 8, 1944 (32 years old)

Navy Cross, Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Pacific, USS Growler (SS 215), Submarine


1935 Lambert LB.jpg
George Lambert
Class of 1935

LCDR, USN

Robeline, Louisiana

October 9, 1943 (31 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Mediterranean, Salerno, USS Buck (DD 420), Ship





1938 Paller LB.jpg
Harry Paller
Class of 1938

LTCOL, USA

Nemacolin, Pennsylvania

February 23, 1945 (30 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Fixed Wing Passenger



1939 Dunn LB.jpg
John Dunn
Class of 1939

LCDR, USN

New Haven, Connecticut

December 13, 1946 (31 years old)

Legion of Merit, Operational loss, Ex-POW, Fixed Wing


1940 Shaffer LB.jpg
Walter Shaffer
Class of 1940

LCDR, USN

Reading, Pennsylvania

November 16, 1944 (28 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Pacific, USS Scamp (SS 277), Submarine


1942 Logan LB.jpg
Samuel Logan
Class of 1942

LT, USN

Owensboro, Kentucky

August 24, 1944 (25 years old)

Navy Cross, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Pacific, USS Harder (SS 257), Submarine


1947 Cummings LB.jpg
Charles Cummings
Class of 1947

RADM, USN

Porterville, California

September 11, 1974 (51 years old)

Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Operational loss, Fixed Wing Passenger



1953 Leftwich LB.jpg
William Leftwich, Jr.
Class of 1953

LTCOL, USMC

Memphis, Tennessee

November 18, 1970 (39 years old)

Navy Cross, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, KIA, Vietnam, Ship Namesake, Ground



1955 Ballinger LB.jpg
Robert Ballinger
Class of 1955

CDR, USN

Alexandria, Virginia

November 25, 1974 (41 years old)

Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, KIA, Cold War, Ground



1963 Trani LB.jpg
Frederick Trani
Class of 1963

LT, USN

Hyde Park, New York

September 26, 1968 (28 years old)

Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, KIA, Vietnam, HOFH19, SEAL, Ground



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