|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1855|
|Death: ||May 12, 1938|
Los Angeles County
Appointed Midshipmen, 6 June 1872.
Appointed Commodore, 30 June 1911.
Last tour of duty was as the Inspector of Engineering and Ordinance Material, Boston, Massachusetts.
Retired from active duty 20 November 1919.
Source: U.S., Adjutant General Military Records, 1631-1976 forBurns Tracy Walling
Commodore Walling graduated Annapolis in the class of 1876. He retired voluntarily after 35 years of service in 1911. He had commanded a naval station in Puerto Rico and directed conversion of the naval base at Culebra, Virgin Islands into a coaling station. His last regular command was the cruiser Birmingham.
He was recalled to duty when the United States entered World War I.
He was a recognized expert in electricity and was author of a textbook used at Annapolis for many years.
Commodore Walling died suddenly at his apartment in San Diego, CA
He was survived by his wife, Wilhelmina Boyd Walling and two daughters, Mrs. Grace Walling Spore, widow of Comdr. J. S. Spore and Mrs. Burnice Walling Heneberger, wife of Lt. H. B. Heneberger, U.S.N.; also a sister, Mrs. Belle W. Haffner of Ohio.
San Diego Union (CA) May 13, 1938, p.: 2
Ansel Tracy Walling (1824 - 1896)
Sarah Ellen Burns Walling (1834 - 1922)
Wilhelmina Boyd Walling (1867 - 1953)*
Grace Walling Spore (1884 - 1975)*
Burns Tracy Walling (1855 - 1938)
Stuart Douglas Walling (1857 - 1912)*
Hoy Hosmer Walling (1865 - 1875)*
Sarah M. Walling Heffner (1867 - 1946)*
Percy Ansel Walling (1870 - 1929)*
Note: COMDR U S NAVY RET OHIO
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 7, Grave 9074-H
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49332903