Veteran of World War II. Commander - United States Navy. Service dates: 1941-1968. Served aboard the USS Yorktown CV-10, the USS Midway, CVB-41; and the Air Group III. Recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross w/star; Air Medal w/3 stars, Asiatic Pacifc Campaign Medal with star and the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation w/star. Sources: www.lonesailor.org and the Nationwide Gravesite Locator.