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First Name: Anne

Last Name: Norton

Birthplace: Boston, MA, USA

Gender: Female

Branch: Navy (present)

Rating: Yeoman Petty Officer 1st Class

Maiden Name: Frasier

Date of Birth: 1893

Date of Death: 11 October 1918

Rank or Rate: Petty Officer First Class

Years Served:
Anne Frasier Norton


Anne Frasier Norton
Yeowoman 1st Class, U.S. Navy

Anne Frasier Norton was born in April 1893 in Boston, MA.

A graduate from Pinkerton Academy and Bryant and Stratton's Business College, she joined the U.S. Navy and was a Yeowoman 1st Class attached as a Secretary at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, NH.

At age 26, she died of influenza and became the first woman to receive full military honors from the U.S. Armed Forces upon her death.

Death and Burial

Anne Frasier Norton died on 11 October 1918 in Portsmouth, NH. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery and Crematory in Everett, MA.

Honoree ID: 2911   Created by: MHOH




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