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Andrew Wesley Hamilton
Seaman First Class
Andrew was in the US Navy from
November 24, 1941 to December 2, 1946
Andrew served on: USS Washington (BB-56) during numerous
battles, including the Battle of Guadalcanal.
Awards/Medals: American Defense Ribbo, American Area Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Area Ribbon (1 Silver Star), Philippine Liberation Ribbon (2 Bronze Stars), and the WWII Victory Me
After the War: He worked at Anchor Hocking and later John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Andrew passed away on 14 September 1968 and is buried at Greenridge Cemetery in Connellsville, Pennsylvania.