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 Walter Harlen Baumberger

Walter Harlen Baumberger

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Death 10 Feb 1995 (aged 83)
Carthage, Moore County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 72262617 · View Source
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US Navy Vice Admiral. Baumberger was assigned to the USS New York early in his career as a Lieutenant JG and in World War II he was the Commanding Officer of the destroyer USS English DD-696 from April of 1945 through May of 1946. He was also the Commanding Officer of the USS Canberra CAG2 on it's world cruise in 1960. Baumberger was appointed the Commander Cruiser/Destroyer Force in the Pacific as well as Commander of the U.S. Taiwan Defense Force from August 1970 to September, 1972. He lastly was the Deputy Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet and Commandant of the 6th Naval District, Charleston Navy Yard.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 72262617
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Harlen Baumberger (27 Jan 1912–10 Feb 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72262617, citing United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .