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Herbert Laflin Avery

Graduating Class of 1918
Served in World War I
Attached photograph of Lieutenant  Junior Grade Avery

Lieutenant Junior Grade
Herbert Laflin Avery

Navy

Hometown

Shreveport, LA

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Atlantic Ocean

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

More About Lieutenant Junior Grade Avery

Avery was made ensign in December 1917 and later made assistant navigation officer on the “Sudberry.” Shortly before his death, he was commissioned lieutenant and transferred to the USS Hubbard.

Lieutenant Avery died of Spanish influenza aboard the USS Hubbard en route to France. In accordance with a wish he expressed shortly before his death, he is buried at Arlington Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.