November 6, 1910 (Boston, MA) – September 18, 1944; 33 years old
Mother Mrs. Ralph Morrell lived at 6 Berkeley Street, Norwalk
Enlisted January 21, 1941
Service number: O-1294878
Unit: 2nd Infantry Division, 88th Infantry Regiment, C Company

Born to Ralph P. (1883-1938) and Gertrude K. Mead Morrell (1886-1977). Twin brother, Parker M. (1910-1994).

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 for 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.

From Kenneth Morrell (l), Gertrude Morrell (center), and twin brother Parker Morrell (r).

Buried at Kensico Cemetery, 273 Lakeview Ave, Valhalla, New York; Section 93, Lot 12152, Grave 5. Photos by webmaster.


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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