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Philip D. Gallery

Born: Oct 17, 1907

Death: Nov 29, 1973

Nationality: United States

Philip D. Gallery

Date of Birth : Oct 17, 1907
Date of Death : Nov 29, 1973

Rear Admiral Philip Daly Gallery was a U.S. Naval officer who served with distinction on Naval destroyers in the Pacific Theater during World War II, rising to the rank of Rear-Admiral. Philip Gallery graduated from the United States Naval Academy. During World War II, he was in command of the USS Jenkins — earning the Legion of Merit and two Bronze Stars for his heroic service. After World War II, his commands included Destroyer Division 72; the USS Passumpic, and the USS Pittsburg. He retired from the Navy in 1958. He died in 1973 and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery. Two of his brothers, William Gallery and Daniel Gallery also became Rear-Admirals.

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