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Naval officer

William Hannum Grubb Bullard, American naval officer.


Bullard, William Hannum Grubb was born on December 6, 1866 in Media, Delaware Company, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Orson Flagg and Rebecca Ann (Huston) Bullard.


Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1886.


1 son, Beirne Saunders. Ensign, July 1, 1888. Lieutenant junior grade, September 5, 1896.

Lieutenant, March 3, 1899. Lieutenant commander, January 1, 1905. Commander, February 1, 1909.

Captain, July 1, 1912. Rear admiral, temporary, July 1, 1918, permanent rank, October 20, 1919.


Served on Columbia, Spanish-American War, 1898. Served in Atlantic Fleet and in American div. of battleships in British Grand Fleet. Member Inter-Allied Commission at Malta.

Member Inter-Allied Commission to put into effect the naval terms of the armistice with Austria-Hungary, and received surrender of Austro-Hungarian fleet. Member Inter-Allied Conference on Radio, Paris, January and August, 1919.


Married Beirne Saunders, October 30, 1889.

Orson Flagg Bullard

Rebecca Ann (Huston) Bullard

Beirne Saunders