OSCAR CHARLES BADGER II
Oscar Charles BadgerDate of birth: June 26, 1890
Date of death: November 30, 1958
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: D.C., Washington
Home of record: Washington D.C.
Oscar Badger graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Class of 1911. He retired as an Admiral in the U.S. Navy.
AWARDS AND CITATIONS
Medal of HonorSee more recipients of this award
Awarded for actions during the Dominican Republic Occupation
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ensign Oscar Charles Badger (NSN: 0-7626), United States Navy, for distinguished conduct in battle during the engagements of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 and 22 April 1914. Ensign Badger was in both days' fighting at the head of his company, and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage.
General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 177 (December 4, 1915)
Action Date: April 21 - 22, 1914
Submitted by Doug Bewall RMCM USN Ret