January 21, 1919: Charles T. Greenwood to Mrs. Henry Andrews
Date Letter Written: January 21, 1919
Letter Written By: Charles T. Greenwood
Letter Written To: Mrs. Henry Andrews
Topics included in letter:
Gave Paul his first training; Learned to know him and appreciate his sterling qualities as a soldier and man; Shock to know of his death and a source of pride; Describes how the 308th Infantry was cut off from the rest of the regiment and refused to surrender although surrounded by fire; Sergeant Healy describes son's heroic behavior under the worst circumstances; Was killed by a high explosive shell; Was buried in Bois de Appremont, Foret di'Argonne; His grave is marked with a small wooden cross, the highest decoration; There will soon be a memorial erected to the men of the 308th Infantry; Feels the loss of Paul Andrews as a soldier and friend-was known as "Smiling Andrews".
From the service of Paul Andrews, Company G, 308th Infantry Regiment, 77th Division,
|Date||January 21, 1919|
|Year Range from||1919|
|Year Range to||1919|
Andrews, Paul F.
Andrews, Henry Mrs.
World War I
Death & burial