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Robert Allen Joseph English
Birth: Jun. 5, 1899
Tombstone
Cochise County
Arizona, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1969
La Puente
Los Angeles County
California, USA

United States Navy Rear Admiral. A graduate of United States Naval Academy Class of 1922, in 1932 he was detached to serve with Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd on his Antarctic II Expedition, serving as the captain of the "Bear of Oakland". For his service in 1934 aboard the battleship "USS Nevada" he was awarded the Navy's Distinguished Service Medal. At that time this medal superseded the Navy Cross and less than 100 were awarded between its inception in 1919 and the start of World War II in 1941. During the Second World War he was on General Dwight D. Eisenhower's staff and was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal, two Legion of Merit awards and several British and French awards. 

Cause of death: heart failure
 
Burial:
Los Angeles National Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section 235, Grave X-17.
 
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Record added: Mar 02, 2001
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Robert Allen Joseph English
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Robert Allen Joseph English
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