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Naval officer

William Bartlett Fletcher, American naval officer. Decorated Medals for West India and Santiago Campaign, Philippine Campaign, Spanish-American War. Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Fletcher, William Bartlett was born on January 7, 1862 in St. Albans, Vermont, United States. Son of John Bartlett and Louisa Ballard (Williams) Fletcher.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1882, Naval War College, 1915.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1884, advanced through grades to rear admiral. Served in the battleship Massachusetts, Spanish-American War, 1898. At Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1902-1904, 1907-1909, 11-12, commander Birmingham, 1909-1911, Montana, 1912-1913, Kansas, 1913-1914, member General Board Navy Department, 1916-1917.

Commander Squadron Three, Patrol Force, Atlantic Fleet, 1917, 7th Naval District, 1918-1919. Commander 14th Naval District, 1919, Naval Station, Hawaii, 1919.

Membership

Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Malene R. Asserson, April.

father:
John Bartlett Fletcher

mother:
Louisa Ballard (Williams) Fletcher

spouse:
Malene R. Asserson