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Brigadier General Robert H. Dunlap, USMC, (1879-1931)

Robert H. Dunlap was born in Washington, DC, on 22 December 1879. Commissioned as a Marine Corps officer in August 1898, he served in the Philippines and China in the early 1900s and in Mexico during the 1914 Vera Cruz intervention. During World War I, he achieved distinction while commanding a regiment during the Meuse-Argonne campaign. In 1928, he served in Nicaragua. Brigadier General Dunlap lost his life in France on 19 May 1931, while attempting to rescue a woman caught in a landslide.

USS Dunlap (DD-384) was named in honor of Robert H. Dunlap.

This page features our only photographs of Robert H. Dunlap.

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Photo #: NH 49776

Colonel Robert H. Dunlap, USMC


Photograph reproduced as a halftone. Taken during or shortly after the First World War.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 91KB; 485 x 765 pixels

 


Robert H. Dunlap is one of the officers seen in the following view, taken while he was serving on Admiral Sims' staff during World War I:

 

Photo #: NH 66318

Vice Admiral William S. Sims, USN
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Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Operating in European Waters.

With his staff, in Grosvenor Gardens, London, circa August-September 1918.
Many of those present are identified in NH 66318 (complete caption).

Collection of Rear Admiral Ammen C. Farenholt, USN(MC).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 139KB; 740 x 590 pixels

 



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14 March 1999