graduate

Badger, Oscar Charles (1890-1958)


Photograph of Oscar C. Badger

Wikipedia Commons

Oscar Badger participated in the Vera Cruz Expedition as a young ensign and was awarded the Medal of Honor. He commanded North Carolina by the time war broke out in the Pacific. He subsequently worked in naval logistics and ended the war in command of a fast battleship division.

Service record

1890-6-26

Born at Washington, D.C.
1911
Ensign
Graduates from Naval Academy
1914

Vera Cruz Expedition
1940-10-1     
Captain     
Secretary, Navy General Board
1941

Chief of staff, Atlantic Fleet
1941-10-23     

Commander, BB North Carolina
1942-6-3
Rear admiral    
Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet
1942-12-14

Assistant Chief of Naval Operations for Logistics Plans
1944-6

Commander, Service Squadron, South Pacific Area
1944-10-24     

Commander, Battleship Division 7
1958-11-30

Dies


References

Arlington National Cemetary Website (accessed 2009-7-1)
Pettibone (2006)


Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional