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John Reginald Beardall
Rear Admiral, United States Navy
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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

John Reginald Beardall (1887-1967)

JR Beardall Library of Congress PHOTO Submitted By Bill Gonyo

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 Born on February 7, 1887 in Sanford, Florida.

Graduated from Annapolis in 1908 and commissioned in 1910.

Served aboard the Vermont at the occupation of Vera Cruz in April 1914. Aboard the Kansas and New Hampshire in World War I. Graduated from Naval War College in 1933. Aide to the Secretary of the Navy 1936-1939. Commanding Officer of the Vincennes 1939-1941. Aide to President Roosevelt April 1941-January 1942. Rear Admiral in November 1941. Superintendent of Annapolis January 1942-August 1945.

Retired in November 1946. Decorations included two Legions of Merit. 

Died on January 4, 1967.

JR Beardall Gravesite PHOTO

BEARDALL, JOHN REGINALD
Rear Admiral, United States Navy
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/07/1887
DATE OF DEATH: 01/04/1967
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 2505-C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BEARDALL, EDITH M
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/31/1897
DATE OF DEATH: 05/18/1997
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 2505-C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted:  17 June 2007 Updated: 30 July 2009
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