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DeWitt Clinton Ramsey
Birth: Oct. 2, 1888
Fort Whipple
Yavapai County
Arizona, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1961
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

United States Navy Admiral. A graduate from the Annapolis Naval Academy in 1912, he was commissioned Navy Aviator in 1917. In World War I, he served as Inspection Officer for United States Navel Air Station, France and on the Allied Armistice Commission. After the war he served on various naval aviation staffs, commanded ships and as Assistant Chief of Plans. During World War II he commanded the carrier USS Saratoga at the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942, the Battle of Midway in June 1942, and the U.S. air landings on Guadalcanal, Solomons in August 1942. For his actions against Japanese naval forces he was awarded the Navy Cross and the Distinguished Service Medal with gold star. For the remainder of the war he served as Chief of BuAer. In January 1946 he was appointed Vice Chief of Naval Operations, serving until 1948 when he took command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Hawaii. His last duty was as Commissioner of Trust Territory of the Pacific, retiring as full Admiral on May 1, 1949.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Juanita Gabriel Ramsey (1892 - 1966)*
 
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Burial:
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section 4 Plot 548
GPS (lat/lon): 38.98713, -76.48972
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14980714
DeWitt Clinton Ramsey
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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