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Naval officer

Charles Adams Blakely, American naval officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Order (British) and Distinguished Service Medal (United States) for work against enemy submarines and successful engagement June 17, 1917, while comdg.

Background

Blakely, Charles Adams was born on October 1, 1879 in Whitley County, near Williamsburg, Kentucky, United States.

Education

Graduate Williamsburg Academy, 1897, United States Naval Academy, 1903.

Connections

Married Virginia Allen Lyons, November 15, 1909. Children: John Siler, Amelia (deceased), Charles Adams, Junior.

spouse:
Virginia Allen Lyons

children:
John Siler Blakely

Amelia Blakely (deceased)

Charles Adams Blakely

Jr Blakely