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MG Andre Walker Brewster

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MG Andre Walker Brewster

  • Original Name Deslondes
  • Birth 9 Dec 1862 Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 27 Mar 1942 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 2, Site 1130
  • Memorial ID 6129889

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the China Relief Expedition during the Boxer Rebellion as a Captain in the 9th United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Tientsin, China on July 13, 1900. His citation reads “While under fire rescued 2 of his men from drowning”. His Medal was awarded to him on September 15, 1903. He previously served in the conflicts against the Plains Indians on the American Frontier, and in the Spanish-American War. During World War I he was the American Expeditionary Forces’ Inspector General of the General Headquarters. In 1925 he retired with the rank of Major General.

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  • Added: 27 Jan 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6129889
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MG Andre Walker Brewster (9 Dec 1862–27 Mar 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6129889, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .