From a Find a Grave Researcher:
I found information about Harrison Avery. He and his wife, Grace, are buried in Arlington National Cemetery. I created a Find a Grave memorial at the following link:
|Death:||Aug. 31, 1934, Hong Kong|
|Brooklyn Officer Dies on China Boat
Hong Kong, Aug. 31 (IP)
Lt. Com. Harrison Avery, 40, commanding the United States Navy patrol boat Isabel, died of a heart attack aboard his vessel today. Born in Pennsylvania, Commander Avery had been In the Navy since 1913. He was commissioned an ensign in 1917. Avery’s home is listed as 199 Bay 31st St., Brooklyn, in the Navy Department.
Published in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 31, 1934
He was the commanding officer of the ill-fated submarine USS O-5 in 1923. The submarine, operating near the Panama Canal, was sunk by collision with the freighter SS Abangarez.
During the 1930 Census, LCDR Avery was living in Arlington, Virginia with his wife, Grace, and two children, Elizabeth H. Avery, and Harrison Avery, Jr.
Grace Avery (1893 – 1969)
Harrison Avery (1925 – 1971)*
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 7, Grave 9053-SS
|Created by: K. White
Record added: Jan 23, 2018
Find A Grave Memorial# 186825837