Walter Harlen Baumberger (27 January 1912 - 10 February 1995 in Carthage, North Carolina) was a American Commander in the United States Navy during World War II. He retired in June 1974 as Vice Admiral.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- Command at Sea insignia
- Command Ashore insignia
- Navy Distinguished Service Medal in 1974 as Vice Admiral
- Legion of Merit with a gold star
- Navy and Marine Corps Medal in 1945 as Commander and Commanding Officer of the USS English (DD-696)
- Bronze Star Medal with "V" device
- American Defense Service Medal in 1939
- American Campaign Medal in 1941
- European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with Service star
- Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 2 Service stars
- World War II Victory Medal in 1945
- Navy Occupation Service Medal in 1945
- National Defense Service Medal with Service star
- Philippine Liberation Medal in 1945
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Sources[edit | edit source]
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- "Walter H. Baumberger". Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=305397. Retrieved September 16, 2018.
- "Walter H. Baumberger". Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/72262617. Retrieved September 16, 2018.
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