J A Cornwell

Photo added by Thomas A Hawkins

J A Cornwell

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 18 Feb 1898 Havana, La Habana, Cuba
  • 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.
  • Memorial ID 25287223

J Cornwell died in the explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor on Feb 18,1898.
J.A. Cornwell was serving on the "SHIP BERMUDA US Navy" at the time of the explosion.


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  • Created by: Thomas A Hawkins
  • Added: 15 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25287223
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for J A Cornwell (unknown–18 Feb 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25287223, citing Key West Cemetery, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Thomas A Hawkins (contributor 46513232) .