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Navy and Marine Corps
BELL, WILLIAM HEMPHILL, M. D.,
Lieutenant Commander, M. C.,at beginning of war. Captain,
Medical Corps, U. S. N., July 1, 1919. U. S. S. Wyoming and Naval
Operating Base, Hampton Roads, Virginia. In regular service.
Commander, Medical Corps, U. S. N., retired; Navy Recruiting,
Wilmington, Delaware; Navy Yard, Philadelphia; General Court
Martial Duty, New York City. All from April 7, 1917, to October 30,
1919. In regular service. Resumed former status on retired list,
October 30, 1919.
BROOKE, BENJAMIN HAYES,
Lieutenant Commander, Supply Corps, U. S. N. Served in U. S. S.
South Carolina and at the U. S. Naval Headquarters, London,
England. In regular service. No dates furnished.
Commodore, Supply Corps, U. S. N., retired. Service as retired
Naval Supply Officer at Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. In
regular service. Still on active duty March, 1919. No other dates
GILMER, WILLIAM WIRT,
Commanding U. S. S. South Carolina, July 23, 1917, to September
30, 1917. Commandant 12th Naval District (Pacific Coast) until
May 18, 1918. En route to duty as Governor of Guam (American
possession in the Ladrone Group, Pacific Ocean) until November
12, 1918, and as Governor of Guam at this date, October, 1919.
Captain in regular navy. In December, 1919, awarded the Navy
HALL, REYNOLDS THOMAS,
Rear Admiral, U. S. N., Inspector of Machinery, Cramp’s Shipyard,
Philadelphia. In regular service. No other information.
HARMAR, WILLIAM WURTS,
Lieutenant, Supply Corps, U. S. N. R. F. Entered August 11, 1917,
as Yeoman; promoted to Ensign May 22, 1918; Ensign to
Lieutenant, junior grade, April 22, 1919. Relieved from active duty,
June 10, 1919.
HENRY, JAMES PALMER,
Seaman, U. S. N.; entered service July 24, 1918; Oversea Service,
November, 1918. Released from service, January 13, 1919.
HICKMAN, CLARENCE BARRATT,
U. S. N. R. F., Storekeeper 1st Class, Navy Yard, Philadelphia;
entered August 8, 1918, and served to January 31, 1919. Honorably
LIPPINCOTT, JOSEPH WHARTON,
Yeoman, 1st Class, U. S. N. R. F.; entered January 24, 1918, and
served to November 9, 1918. Honorably discharged.
MARSTON, JOHN, 3rd.,
Major, U. S. Marine Corps; Civil Administrator, Port au Prince,
Hayti, 1916-1918; commanding marines at U. S. Naval Academy,
Annapolis, Maryland, 1918-1919. In regular service.
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