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Joseph Bertram Lynch, American naval officer. Awarded World War I Victory. National Defense Service, American Area Campaign, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign, World World War II Victory and Naval Reserve medals.

Background

Lynch, Joseph Bertram was born on March 11, 1893 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Albert Edward and. Mary Elizabeth (Carty) L.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1914.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1918, advanced through grades to commodore, 1945. Flight instructor and squadron commander Naval Air Station, Miami, Florida, 1917-1919. Peace-time duties concerned with organization, instruction, training aerospace organization United States Navy Reserve, including service as flight instructor Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, Executive officer Naval Reserve Aviation Base, Squantum, Massachusetts, commanding officer Naval Reserve Aviation Base, Miami, Florida, member bureau aerospace Navy Department, Washington, and duty in United States Ship Wright and United States Ship Ranger.

Assigned as officer in charge naval research aviation personnel and training, bureau navigation Navy Department, Washington, 1935. Aided in establishment and development aviation cadet program. Continued with Bureau Naval Personnel until 1943.

Served in United States Ship Yorktown, Atlantic and Pacific areas, 1943. Commanding officer Naval Air Technology Training Center, Jacksonville, Florida, 1943-1945. Flag officer with Fleet Air Wings One and Eighteen, Asiatic Pacific Area, 1945.

Commander Naval Air Bases, P.I. 1946-1947. Commander Naval Air Bases, 9th Naval District, 1947-1948. Bureau Naval Personnel, 1949-1950.

Retired July 1950; now on active duty Office Secretary of Defense Reserve Forces Policy Board.

Membership

Clubs: Harvard (New York City, Boston).

Connections

Married Kathleen Whittle, November 8, 1940.

father:
Albert Edward Lynch

spouse:
Kathleen Whittle