Petty Officer Gordon Lester Andrews served in the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Armed Forces from Sep 1954 until Jun 1979

During his time of service, he served at National Defense Headquarters in Ottawa and Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt. He also served in the following ships: HMCS Jonquiere, HMCS Beacon Hill, HMCS Athabaskan, HMCS Cape Breton and HMCS Saskatchewan.