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naval officer.

Campbell Dallas Edgar, American naval officer. Awarded Legion of Merit, 3 gold stars; decorated officer, Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with palm (France).

Background

Edgar, Campbell Dallas was born on August 23, 1889 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Commander Webster Appleton and Matilda (Emory) Edgar.

Education

Student Manlius School, 1907-1908. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1912.

Career

1 son, Dallas Sargent. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1912, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1947. Served in United States Ship Sampson, based at Queenstown, Ireland, 1917-1918.

Div. of squadron commander in amphibious operations, Algiers (North Africa), Sicily, Salerno (Italy), Normandy, Southern France, 1942-1944. Commander transport squadron, Pacific, 1945. Retired from active service, January 1, 1947.

Connections

Married Ysabel Rising, September 15, 1920.

father:
Commander Webster Appleton Edgar

mother:
Matilda (Emory) Edgar

spouse:
Ysabel Rising