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Commanding Officer
USS RAYMOND (DE 341)
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U.S. Navy photograph

Lieutenant Commander Aaron F. Beyer, Jr., U.S. Naval Reserve

 

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navycross.jpg Navy Cross
CAR.jpg Combat Action Ribbon
PUC.jpg Presidential Unit Citation
ADM.jpg American Defense Service Medal
ACM.jpg American Campaign Medal
APCM.jpg Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
WW2VM.jpg World War II Victory Medal
national_defense_SM.jpg National Defense Service Medal
PPUC.jpg Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
PLM.jpg Philippine Liberation Medal
Award Criteria

 

RANK DATES DUTY STATION/EVENT
- 1911 Born in Tyrone, Pennsylvania
MIDN 1933 Graduated from U.S. Naval Academy
ENS    
LTJG    
LT 1943 CO, USS WILEMAN (DE-22) at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA
LCDR 1944 CO, USS RAYMOND (DE 341) w/TU 77.1.1 at Morotai
LCDR 1944 CO, USS RAYMOND (DE 341) w/TU 77.4.3 at Samar
CDR 1950 Member and Recorder, Board of Decorations and Medals
CDR 1950-1952 CO, USS BRINKLEY BASS (DD-887) 
CAPT 1958-1959 CO, USS MOUNT KATMAI (AE-16)
CAPT ? Retired from Naval Service
- 1970 Died at 


Short biography of
Captain Aaron Frederick Beyer, Jr., U.S. Naval Reserve

 

Aaron Frederick Beyer, Jr. was born on  December 1, 1911 in Tyrone, Pennsylvania.

He attended the U.S. Naval Academy at  Annapolis, Maryland and graduated with the Class of 1933.

Served as first Commanding Officer of USS WILEMAN (DE-22), commissioned June 11, 1943 at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California.

Served as first Commanding Officer of USS RAYMOND  (DE 341) at Samar and awarded the Navy Cross and Presidential Unit Citation.

In 1950 he served as Member and Recorder, Board of Decorations and Medals with his legal residence in the 22nd Congressional District of Pennsylvania.

Commander Beyer served as Commanding Officer of USS BRINKLEY BASS (DD-887) from 1950 to 1952 where she operated with  the Seventh Fleet in support of United Nations Forces during the Korean War.

From 1958 to 1959 he served as the Commanding Officer of USS MOUNT KATMAI (AE-16).

He retired as a U.S. Navy Captain in ????

He died in ???? on January 1,  1970.

Source:  Robert Jon Cox independent research