Reginald Alexander Andrew (1920 - 1942)

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 71,
United Kingdom

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Service number: p/x 21293a
Rank: Seaman
Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: H.m. Tug St. Issey

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Alexander

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Tony E Creekmore family

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John Andrew

John Andrew

Anna Flossie Pickard French Andrew -1893

Anna Flossie Pickard French Andrew -1893

Cantrell Brothers abt 1935

Cantrell Brothers abt 1935

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1920 - In the year that Reginald Alexander Andrew was born, Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

1922 - By the time he was merely 2 years old, from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

1935 - By the time he was merely 15 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

1939 - At the age of 19 years old, Reginald was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

1942 - In the year of Reginald Alexander Andrew's passing, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

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Reginald Alexander Andrew died on December 28, 1942 at 22 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Reginald. He was buried in Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 71, United Kingdom. He was born around 1920. We have no information about Reginald's immediate family.

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