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Brewster, Lawrence C. (1899-1974) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Name: Brewster, Lawrence C. (1899-1974)

Historical Note: A native of Portland, Maine, Lawrence C. Brewster enlisted in the United States Navy in 1916.  On America's entry into World War I in 1917, Brewster was a crew member on the U.S.S. Tucker, a destroyer, based in Queenstown, Ireland, escorting convoys to and from Brest, France.  After the war, served on merchant ship carrying grain between Montreal and Antwerp.  In 1942-1943, served on SC (Submarine Chaser) 504, operating in the Pacific near Guadalcanal.
Sources: Four-volume diary; online genealogical sources.
Note Author: Aaron M. Lisec

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