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SSGT Arthur R Andrews

SSGT Arthur R Andrews

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death 25 Oct 1944 (aged 30)
Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot Section O Site 36081
Memorial ID 3960650 · View Source
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His next of kin was noted as being Mrs. Elizabeth E. Andrews who resided in New Canaan, Connecticut.

Arthur served as a Staff Sergeant, 722nd Engineer Depot Company, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on May 27, 1943 in Buffalo, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Stock Clerk and also as Married.

Arthur was "Killed In Action" during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred overseas and was later repatriated here on August 6, 1952.

Service # 32933113

At the families request, his state of birth was added to his headstone (Massachusetts) instead of his state of residence, as was normally done, (New York).

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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SSG US ARMY
WORLD WAR II


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3960650
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Arthur R Andrews (12 Feb 1914–25 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3960650, citing Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .