|Birth: ||Oct. 10, 1925|
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 1944, At Sea|
Leonard served as a Fireman Second Class, U.S.S. Catoctin (AGC-5), U.S. Navy during World War II.
He resided in Onondaga County, New York prior to the war.
He died in the "Line Of Duty" of a non-battle related drowning during the war near Naples, Italy.
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The Post-Standard: 12/1/1944
Andres, Leonard Gordon. Kirkville. "The death in service of Leonard Gordon Andres, 19, F 2/c USNR, son of Mrs. Ernest Cathy, RD 2, Kirkville, was announced yesterday by the navy department in a telegram to Mrs. Cathy. No details of the death were given in the telegram, which stated that more information will be forwarded as soon as it is available. After training at Sampson naval station after he entered service in Sept. 1943, Andres was stationed at several naval bases along the Atlantic coast. He was transferred to sea duty in January. A pupil at Cortland high school, he was employed by the Syracuse Rendering Co. before entering service,"
( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )
Huron Evergreen Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Sep 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77214923