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U.S. Navy photograph
|Combat Action Ribbon|
|Presidential Unit Citation|
|American Defense Service Medal|
|American Campaign Medal|
|Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal|
|World War II Victory Medal|
|National Defense Service Medal|
|Philippine Presidential Unit Citation|
|Philippine Liberation Medal|
|-||1911||Born in Tyrone, Pennsylvania|
|MIDN||1933||Graduated from U.S. Naval Academy|
|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|
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