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Milam County, Texas

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Milam County, Texas: List of Honor --
Individuals Who Have Given Their Lives in the
Defense of Their Country from World War I through Vietnam


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John Henry Andrews [1] [2]

Private, U.S. Army, World War I

[NO PHOTOGRAPH FOUND]



Service No.: 3,513,385

Born: 9 Feb 1896 at Edna, Jackson Co., TX [3]

Died: 20 Oct 1918 at Hempstead, Nassau Co., NY [4]

Age at time of loss: 22 years, 8 months, 11 days

Home of Record: Milano, Milam Co., Texas

Race: Caucasian

Marital Status: Married

Occupation: Farm Laborer

Attended: unknown

Religion: unknown

Draft Registration: 5 Jun 1917 [5]

Draft Registration: Serial #3554, Order #121

Classification: 42-1-56-A

Age at time of draft registration: 21

Exemption claimed: none

Physical Description: Height-short, Build-medium, Eyes-gray, Hair-light brown

Entered Service: 22 Jul 1918 at Cameron, Texas

Overseas Duty: None

Ship/Unit: Co. E, 124th Infantry Regiment, 31st Division

Awards: None found

Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of illness

Cause of Death: Spanish Influenza, Lobar Pneumonia

Casualty Location: Base Hospital, Camp Mills at Hempstead, Nassau Co., NY

Census Soundex Code: A-536

Census: 1900 Census, 1910 Census, 1920 Federal Census Soundex [6]

Parents: Charles Henry Andrews and Elvina Christine Parr Clanton Andrews Dodd

Brothers: Robert Hays Andrews

Sisters: Ella Lee Andrews Parr, Maidie Andrews Bingham, Loma C. Andrews Qualls Mathis

Half-Brothers: David Edward Clanton; William Connley Dodd, Jr.; Fred Dodd, Ted Louis Dodd

Half-Sisters: Kitty Dodd

Paternal Grandparents: Robert H. Andrews (veteran, ___________ unit, Confederate States Army, died at _________) and Martha Jane Evans Andrews

Maternal Grandparents: Giles Parr and Matilda Dodd Parr

Great-Grandparents: John Andrews, Jr. and Clarissa Hays Andrews

Great-Great-Grandparents: John Andrews, Sr. and Margaret ______________ Andrews (They were members of "Austin's Old 300" who were original settlers of Texas in 1824.)

Wife: Fronie _________________ Andrews found at La Porte and Seabrook, Texas

Children: None found

Burial: after. 24 Oct 1918 at ____________ Cemetery, Seabrook, Texas

Arrangements: U.S. Government

Milam County War Memorial: Left Panel

Note: No obituary or newspaper article found on microfilm at LaPorte Public Library



Camp Mills

Camp Mills, located in Garden City, Long Island, NY, was named in honor of Major General (MG) Albert L. Mills, Chief of the Division of Militia Affairs. MG Mills died on pneumonia on 18 Sept 1916. He served in the Spanish American War and was awarded the Medal of Honor.

From 1917 through 1919, Camp Mills was a Training Camp, Embarkation Camp and Debarkation Camp.



Footnotes

[1] Individual Deceased Personnel 293 File, Office of the Quarter Master General Burial Case Files, 1915-1939 (Record Group 92), National Archives Building, Washington, DC.

[2] Military Service Card (Form No. 724-8, A.G.O.), Texas Military Forces Museum, Adjutant General of Texas, Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas.

[3] Milam Co., TX Birth Certificate, not found

[4] New York Dept. of Health - Death Certificate No. 76034, Nassau Co., NY

[5] WWI Draft Registration, Milam Co., TX: Film M-1507, Roll #124.

[6] Harris Co., TX, M-1589, Roll 10, ED 107, VOL 82, SH 9, LN 47

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Originally created Jan 1998, moved on 6 June 2004 and last revised on _______ 2004