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Griffin, Robert Melville

Robert Griffin commanded a battleship division at the Kiska landings in August 1943 and commanded the Emirau landings in March 1944. The Emirau operation included a a battleship bombardment of Kavieng on 15 March 1944. Griffin also participated in the Tarawa landing.

Service record

1943-4-1     
Rear admiral     
Commander, Battleship Division 3
1944-2-1

Commander, Cruiser Division 6
1944-12-15     

Commander, 13 Naval District


References

Garfield (1965)
Pettibone (2006)



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