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 Aaron Ward

Aaron Ward

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Jul 1918 (aged 66)
Roslyn, Nassau County, New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 107, Lot 1277
Memorial ID 3936 · View Source
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United States Navy Admiral. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland in 1867, and rose to the rank of Rear Admiral. As a Lieutenant, he commanded the warship "USS Wasp" during the Spanish-American War. From April 1911 until August 1912 he commanded divisions of the Atlantic Fleet, using as his command flag ships first the battleship "USS Minnesota", then the battleship "USS Florida". In the years prior to and during World War II the United States Navy had two destroyers named for Admiral Ward (DD-132 and DD-483).


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3936
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Aaron Ward (10 Oct 1851–5 Jul 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3936, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .