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Alexander Carl Andrews 1007375 Seaman Second Class United States Naval Reserve Force (USNRF) April 9, 1901 Hilo, Hawai’i Island, Hawaii, USA June 27, 1918 Headquarters, 7th Naval District, Key West, Florida, US Victoria de Las Tunas, Las Tunas Province, Cuba 17 years, 2 months Single Emma Andrews (Mother), Victoria de Las Tunas, Cuba October 1, 1918 18 Kinney Hill Rd, Arcadia, NS Alexander Carl Andrews was the son of Wentworth Kinney (1864-1946) and Emma (Siegfried) Andrews (1865-1922) and brother of Margaret Clara Andrews (b. 1895) and Marion H. Andrews (1899-1886). His father, Wentworth Kinney Andrews was born in Little River, Yarmouth Co., NS and lived in Melbourne, Yarmouth Co., NS at the time of death in 1946. Alexander lived with his family in Cuba until 17 years of age, when he enlisted in the United States Navy at Key West, Florida, US on June 27, 1918. He was in Key West until September 1, 1918 and was then transferred to Receiving Ship Norfolk. He was in training there until September 26 when he was transferred to Naval Hospital Norfolk. He Died at Portsmouth, Virginia, US, October 1, 1918, of influenza. His body was brought to Arcadia, and buried in the family lot. Commemorated on the Arcadia War Memorial Arcadia, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia
Alexander Carl Andrews
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