Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum

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Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum
Also known as:  Caballero Rivero Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn Park Cemetery

During the 1935 Labor Day hurricane among these lost were World War I Veterans who had been sent to Florida Keys work camps. Although some records claim 259 veterans were victims
{See Labor Day memorial discription} Congressional record {Congressional Inquiry H.R. 9486} breaks down 694 World War I veterans by name and their status as:

Survived:
443 number broken down as:
437 living + 6 living Identification tentative
Died:
251 number broken down as:
2 listed as dead -dispositions of remains not listed
6 reburied in Hometowns
26 cremated
44 tentatively identified as dead
84 reburied in Woodlawn Cemetery
89 missing-believed dead

Notes to above listing:
1 man reported missing later identified as dead
1 man not listed here among Hurricane dead had died in a accident in August 1935

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GPS Coordinates: 25.7611, -80.2494

  • Added: 23 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2098914