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Wendell Albert Morrison

Personal Data:

Birth Date:  10/16/47
Birth Place:  Springfield, MA
Race:  Caucasian
Religion:  Protestant
U.S. Citizen:  Yes
 
Father's Name:  Wendell E. Morrison
Mother's Name:  Shirley E. (Feeman) Morrison
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Marital Status:  Single
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Education:
 
School Attended:  Lucy Mallary School, Springfield, MA
School Start Date:  9/3/52
 
School Attended:  Myrtle Street School, Springfield, MA
School Start Date:  11/17/52
 
School Attended:  Robert O. Morris School, Springfield, MA
School Start Date:  9/8/54
 
School Attended:  Myrtle Street School, Springfield, MA
School Start Date: 9/7/55  
 
School Attended:  Technical High School, Springfield, MA
School Start Date:  9/5/62
 
High School Diploma:  Yes
Diploma Year:  1965
 
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Military Service Record:
 
Entry Date:  8/24/65
Entry Mode:  Enlistment
Entry Location:  Springfield, MA
 
Home Of Record:  Springfield, MA
 
Military Branch:  Navy
Military Component:  Regular
 
Rank:  Electrician's Mate Second Class
Rank Abbrev:  EM2
Pay Grade:  E5
 
MOS:  EM2
MOS Title:  Electrician's Mate
 
Awards Received:  Purple Heart Medal; Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Service Star; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
 
Length Of Service:  3 years
 
Southeast Asia Tour Data:
 
Date Tour Commenced:  9/12/68
 
Major Command:  U.S. Pacific Fleet
Sub Command 1:  U.S. Naval Support Activity, Da Nang
 
Base Location:  Da Nang, South Vietnam
 
Army Campaign Number:  8th
Army Campaign Name:  Counteroffensive, Phase V
 
Casualty Data:
 
Casualty Date:  1/16/69
 
Casualty Age:  21
 
Casualty Data 1:  Hostile
Casualty Data 2:  Ground Casualty
Casualty Data 3:  Other Explosive Device
 
Casualty Province:  Bien Hoa Province
Casualty Country:  South Vietnam
 
Located In Or Near:  Con Viet River
 
Body:  Recovered
 
Burial/Memorial: 
 
Burial Location:  Island Pond Cemetery, Ludlow, MA 
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Springfield 50 Casualty Order:  29th
 
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number:  34W
                                                  Line Number:  16

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