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John Delmond McCubbin

Date of birth: September 25, 1914
Date of death: Deceased
Place of Birth: Kansas, Wichita
Home of record: Dallas Texas

John McCubbin graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut, Class of 1939. He retired as a U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral in 1973.


Air Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Air Medal to Rear Admiral John Delmond McCubbin, United States Coast Guard, for meritorious achievement as Patrol Plane Commander in Patrol Squadron SIX, operating out of BW-1, Greenland, and Argentia, Naval Air Field, on extensive anti-submarine and convoy coverage flights under hazardous weather conditions in the North Atlantic regions off Labrador and Greenland, from December 1943 to April 1944.

Action Date: December 1943 - April 1944

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Rear Admiral

Battalion: Patrol Squadron 6