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Naval officer

Harry Ashby Field, American naval officer. Served on the Alert, Independence and Philadelphia, Spanish-American War, 1898; member Naval Examination and Retiring Board, September 1916.

Background

Field, Harry Ashby was born on July 2, 1862 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of John Albert and Susan R. M. (Easter) Field.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1883.

Career

Ensign, July 1, 1885. Lieutenant junior grade, April 23, 1895. Lieutenant, May 1, 1898.

Lieutenant commander, January 1, 1904. Commander, July 1, 1908. Captain, July 1, 1911.

Rear admiral (temporary), July 1919.

Membership

Served on the Alert, Independence and Philadelphia, Spanish-American War, 1898. Member Naval Examination and Retiring Board, September 1916.

Connections

Married Julia Sewall Waters, April.

father:
John Albert Field

mother:
Susan R. M. (Easter) Field

spouse:
Julia Sewall Waters