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 Leonard Gordon Andres

Leonard Gordon Andres

Birth
Death 20 Nov 1944 (aged 19)
At Sea
Burial Huron, Wayne County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 77214923 · View Source
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Leonard served as a Fireman Second Class, U.S.S. Catoctin (AGC-5), U.S. Navy during World War II.

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

He died in the "Line Of Duty" of a non-battle related drowning during the war near Naples, Italy.

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News article:
The Post-Standard: 12/1/1944

Andres, Leonard Gordon. Kirkville. "The death in service of Leonard Gordon Andres, 19, F 2/c USNR, son of Mrs. Ernest Cathy, RD 2, Kirkville, was announced yesterday by the navy department in a telegram to Mrs. Cathy. No details of the death were given in the telegram, which stated that more information will be forwarded as soon as it is available. After training at Sampson naval station after he entered service in Sept. 1943, Andres was stationed at several naval bases along the Atlantic coast. He was transferred to sea duty in January. A pupil at Cortland high school, he was employed by the Syracuse Rendering Co. before entering service,"

( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 28 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77214923
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Gordon Andres (10 Oct 1925–20 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77214923, citing Huron Evergreen Cemetery, Huron, Wayne County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .