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Leigh Noyes

Date of death: March 24, 1961
Home of record: Washington D. C.

Leigh Noyes graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Class of 1906. He retired as a U.S. Navy Vice Admiral.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Navy Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Commander Leigh Noyes, United States Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Flag Secretary and Fleet Communication Officer of the Atlantic Fleet during World War I.

Action Date: World War I

Service: Navy

Rank: Commander

Company: Flag Secretary and Fleet Communications Officer

Division: Atlantic Fleet

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Rear Admiral Leigh Noyes, United States Navy, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commander of Task Force SIXTEEN, and Commander of Aircraft in Task Force SIXTY-ONE, during the capture of Guadalcanal and Tulagi in August 1942.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 365 (July 1947)

Action Date: August 1942

Service: Navy

Rank: Rear Admiral