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 Richard J. Cottrell

Richard J. Cottrell

Birth
Greenpoint, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 4 Jun 1951 (aged 55)
Bay Ridge, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section: 2S , Site: 337
Memorial ID 2586946 · View Source
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Pvt. 1 Cl. H.Q. Detatchment
39th Art. Regt.
Coast Artillery Corps
World War I

Brooklyn Eagle Wednesday June 6, 1951
RICHARD J. COTTRELL P. O. SUPER,
FORMER COMANDER OF VFW

Richard J. Cottrell, Postoffice superintendent of the Greenpoint station and a World War I veteran, died Monday of a heart ailment at Fort Hamilton Veterans Hospital.

He was 55 and lived at 1786 W. 12th St.

Long active in veterans affairs, Mr. Cottrell was a former commander of Postoffice Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and at one time was V. F. W. National aide-de-camp.

He also had held appointive posts in the V. F. W. State organization and was a member of the 47th New York Infantry Post, American Legion.

Mr. Cottrell, who had been with the post office for 32 years, was born in Greenpoint and lived there until 17 years ago, when he moved to the Kings Highway section.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mae De Martino.

The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. tomorrow from the Boyertown Chapel, 40 Lafayette Ave. There will be special rites there at 8 o'clock tonight by the American Legion and at 8:30 o'clock by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Burial will be in Cypress Hills National Cemetery.

✞ Richard J. Cottrell is buried with his wife Mae at Cypress Hills National Cemetery in Brooklyn.


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RICHARD J
COTTRELL
New York
PFC HQ Det
39 Arty Brig
CAC
World War I
Sep 14 1895
Jun 4 1951

Gravesite Details Transferred in September 13, 2014.

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  • Maintained by: sandlotball
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2586946
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard J. Cottrell (14 Sep 1895–4 Jun 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2586946, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by sandlotball (contributor 48215387) .