EDWARD  ORRICK  MCDONNELL

Deceased 01/06/1960
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