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 Mark Lambert Bristol

Mark Lambert Bristol

Birth
Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA
Death 13 May 1939 (aged 71)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot SECTION 3 SITE 1735-E
Memorial ID 12961019 · View Source
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United States Navy Admiral. A graduate from the United States Navel Academy class of 1887, during the Spanish American War he served aboard the USS Texas and participated in the Battle of Santiago, Cuba. From 1901 to 1903, he served as aide to the Commander-in-Chief North Atlantic Fleet. During World War I, he commanded the Battleship USS Oklahoma (BB-37) and then served as United States High Commissioner in Turkey, from 1919 to 1927. In 1927, promoted to Rear Admiral he assumed command of the Asiatic Fleet. The Destroyer USS Bristol (DD 453) was commissioned and named in his honor on October 22, 1941.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 12 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12961019
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mark Lambert Bristol (17 Apr 1868–13 May 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12961019, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .