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Harold Medberry Bemis was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy.


Bemis was born July 15, 1884, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.[1] He would marry Hazel Haynes on November 20, 1926. Bemis died on February 16, 1970, and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


Bemis graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1906. He would serve in World War I and graduate from the Naval War College in 1934. Later he also served in World War II. His retirement was effective as of August 1, 1946.

Awards he received include the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, the World War I Victory Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the American Defense Service Medal, and the American Campaign Medal.


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