FIRST LIEUTENANT KENNETH AVERY MORRELL; U.S. ARMY

November 6, 1910 (Boston, MA) – September 18, 1944; 33 years old; unmarried
Mother Mrs. Ralph Morell lived at 8 Berkeley Street, Norwalk
Enlisted January 21, 1941
Service number: O-1294878
2ND INFANTRY DIVISION, 88TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, C COMPANY

Wounded at Brest, France and died of those wounds 8 days later.

From The Norwalk Hour October 10, 1944

First Lieutenant Kenneth A. Morrell, son of Mrs. Ralph P. Morrell, and nephew of William L. Olsen, both of 6 Berkeley Street, who was wounded in action in France on September 10, died on September 18, according to word received from the War Department. Lieutenant Morrell was 33 years of age and was formerly of Bronxville, New York. Lieutenant Morrell attended Wesleyan University and had been in the service four years. He was an instructor in many places throughout the U.S. and two months ago was sent overseas from Fort Meade, Maryland. His twin brother Parker, is now here from Washington DC.

Buried at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York; Section 93, Lot 12152, Grave 5.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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