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William Reynolds Purnell

William Reynolds Purnell

6 SEP 1886born in Bowling Green, Pike Co, MO
1908MD, Annapolis, Naval Academy
1909USS Pennsylvania (ACR4)
1911USS Vicksburg (PG11), Ensign
1915USS Delaware (BB28), Lieutenant
1916USS Rowan (DD64), Lieutenant
1917-1918USS Lamson (DD18), Lt Commander
1917-1918USS Patterson (DD36), Lt Commander
1918-1919USS Montgomery (DD121), Lt Commander
1926USS Huron (CA9), Lt Commander
1934-1936USS Cuyama (AO3), Commander
1938-1939USS New Orleans (CA32), Rear Admiral
5 MAR 1955died in Palo Alto, Santa Clara Co, CA, about age 68.