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 Foster Avery Cavener

Foster Avery Cavener

Birth
Oklahoma, USA
Death 29 Sep 1918 (aged 20)
Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Burial Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Plot The U.S. Navy Plot, which was dedicated on December 11, 1898, contains as its centerpiece a bronze sailor in a Spanish-American War uniform. The monument, paid for by citizens of Key West in memory of sailors killed in Havana, was unveiled on March 15, 1900.
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THE OKLAHOMAN (Oklahoma City, OK)
10/2/1918 OKLAHOMA SAILOR REPORTED DROWNED (Wednesday)
18 Men of Cruiser Salem, Which Capsized, Missing.
Washington, Oct. 1 – Eighteen enlisted men from the cruiser Salem are missing as the result of the capsizeing of the boat in which they were returning from shore leave Sunday night in Key West, Fla. The names of the men were made public tonight by the navy department.
The list includes: Foster Avery Cavener, Cordell, Okla.
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USN WWI
CAVENER, FOSTER AVERY, electrician, third class (R), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Oklahoma City, Okla., April 10, 1917.
Died: USS Salem. September 29, 1918.
Cause: Drowned.
Next of kin: Mother, Celia J. Cavener, R. 1. Box 56, Cordell, Okla.
OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE WORLD WAR, FROM APRIL 6, 1917 TO NOVEMBER 11, 1918. WASHINGTON GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1920


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  • Created by: Thomas A Hawkins
  • Added: 15 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25284459
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Foster Avery Cavener (Feb 1898–29 Sep 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25284459, citing Key West Cemetery, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Thomas A Hawkins (contributor 46513232) .