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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.