Adm David McDougal LeBreton

Adm David McDougal LeBreton

San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 6 Sep 1973 (aged 89)
Viry-Chatillon, Departement de l'Essonne, Île-de-France, France
Burial Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Plot 07-1683 B
Memorial ID 74229279 · View Source
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US Navy Rear Admiral. LeBreton graduated in 1904 from the United States Naval Academy. In June of 1940 he relieved Admiral Courtney as Commander of United States Navy Squadron 40-T on board the light cruiser Trenton at Lisbon, Portugal. In 1940 now Rear Admiral Lebreton, was the Commander of Battleship Division Five. He was also the Commander of Task Force 19 which landed the Marines on Iceland on July 7, 1941. That same month he was the Commander of Task Force 1 based at Narragansett Bay and Boston. LeBreton became the President of the Board of Inspection and Survey from December of 1941 to November 1942 and was appointed the Commandant of the Fifth Naval District from October 30, 1943 to August 20, 1945.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adm David McDougal LeBreton (12 Aug 1884–6 Sep 1973), Find a Grave Memorial no. 74229279, citing United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .