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MCDONNELL-EDWARD

EDWARD  ORRICK MCDONNELL

Rate/Rank
VADM
Service Branch
USN 6/1908 - 1/1951
Speciality
NAVAL AVIATOR
Born
11/13/1891
BALTIMORE, MD
PIONEER AVIATOR # 18----FIRST MAN TO FLY AN AIRCRAFT OFF A BATTLESHIP.
SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS
VERA CRUZ, MEXICO
CHIEF OF STAFF, NAVAL AIR TRAINING CENTER, CORPUS CHRISTI, TX
CO, USS LONG ISLAND CVE-1
CO, USS NEHENTA CVE-74
STAFF DCNO
PILOT, ATTACHED, U.S. NAVAL AVIATION FORCES, NORTHERN BOMBING GROUP
SIGNIFICANT AWARDS
MEDAL OF HONOR
NAVY CROSS (3)
BRONZE STAR MEDAL
WORLD WAR I VICTORY MEDAL W/AVIATION CLASP
AMERICAN DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL
AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL
WORLD WAR II VICTORY MEDAL
SERVICE MEMORIES