Brewster, Andre, MG

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Major General
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1900-1900, HHC, 9th Infantry
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New Jersey
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Brewster died on March 27, 1942 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia. His grave is located in section 2, lot 1130.

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Andre W. Brewster was born on December 9, 1862 in Hoboken, New Jersey, during the American Civil War. He was commissioned in the Army in 1885 and served in "frontier duty" and the Spanish-American War.

For his actions during the Boxer Rebellion on July 13, 1900 in Tientsin, China, while a Captain with the 9th U.S Infantry, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on September 15, 1903.

During World War I, from June 1917 to September 1919, he served in France as Inspector General of General Headquarters, American Expeditionary Force (AEF).

Brewster's last command was the I Corps area in Boston, Massachusetts. He retired in 1925 with the rank of major general.

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9th Infantry
  1900-1900, HHC, 9th Infantry
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  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1900-1900 Boxer Rebellion (China Relief Service)
  1900-1900 Boxer Rebellion (China Relief Service)/Battle of Tientsin
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