EDWARD MOALE, JR., LT, USN
Edward Moale, Jr. '87
Date of birth: September 10, 1866
Date of death: October 23, 1903
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Edward Moale, Jr. was admitted to the Naval Academy from Montana on June 17, 1882 at age 15 years 8 months.
Moale born at Little Rock, Arkansas, 10 September 1866, was appointed a naval cadet in 1882 and commissioned an ensign, 1 July 1889. As an officer on board gunboat Helena in 1898, he took part in operations against Spanish land and naval forces at Santiago de Cuba, including the naval battle of 3 July. Helena subsequently sailed east, around the Cape of Good Hope, and across the Indian Ocean to the Philippines.
There, Lieutenant Moale participated in operations, off northern Luzon, to assist the U.S. Army during the Philippine-American War, 1890–1900.
Lt. Moale later served on the Scindia, San Francisco, Chicago, and Brooklyn.
He died 23 October 1903, at Baltimore, Maryland, from illness contracted during land operations in the Cagayan Valley (Philippines) swamps in 1899.
Edward is buried in the Naval Academy Cemetery.
Naval Cadet, 17 June, 1882. Ensign, 1 July, 1889. Lieutenant, Junior Grade, 4 June, 1897. Lieutenant, 3 March, 1899.
USS Moale (DD 693) was named for Edward; the ship was sponsored by his daughter-in-law.
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