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Lewis Richard BROWNELL

Male 1918 - 2003  (85 years)


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  • Name Lewis Richard BROWNELL 
    Born 10 Dec 1918  Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 2003 
    Buried San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella, Merced, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section C-10, Site 45
    Notes 
    • Two Washington Births Records, with different birth dates:
      Birth Record 1:
      Washington Births, 1907-1919:
      Name: Louis Richard Brownell
      Birth Date: 10 Dec 1919
      County: Grays Harbor
      Sex: Male
      Race: White
      Father's Name: Clayton Brownell
      Mother's name: Grace Darling Shaffer

      Birth Record 2:
      Washington Births, 1907-1919:
      Name: Louis Richard Brownell
      Birth Date: 10 Oct 1913
      Location: Aberdeen
      Sex: Male
      Race: White
      Fathert's Name: Clayton Brownell
      Mother's Name: Grace Darling Shaffer

      Enlistment Record records different spelling for first name "Lewis" instead of "Louis" and lists birth year as "1918" instead of "1919.":
      U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
      Name: Lewis R Brownell
      Birth Year: 1918
      Race: White, citizen
      Nativity State or Country: Washington
      State of Residence: Washington
      County or City: King
      Enlistment date: 17 May 1945
      Enlistment state: Washington
      Enlistment city: Fort Lewis
      Grade: Private
      Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Education: 4 years of high school
      Civil occupation: Skilled welders and flame cutters
      Marital Status: Married

      Louis R. Brownell is listed as a King County, Washington, resident whose name has been drawn for Superior Court, called for Oct. 29-Nov. 30, per an article in the Seattle Daily Times, Sunday, September 16, 1956.

      Headstone date and spelling matches Enlistment record displayed above:
      Headstone inscription reads:
      "Lewis R Brownell
      Tech 5 US Army
      World War II
      Dec 10 1918 Dec 19 2003
      In Loving Memory"

      SSDI:
      Name: Lewis R. Brownell
      SSN: 539-09-3359
      LR: 94546 Castro Valley, Alameda, California, USA
      Born: 10 Dec 1918
      Died: 19 Dec 2003
      State (Year) SSN issued: Washington (Before 1951)
    Person ID I17557  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 

    Father Clayton BROWNELL,   b. Jul 1879, Berne, Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1947, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Grace Darling SHAFFER,   b. 2 Sep 1883, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1958, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1908 
    Family ID F13177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Dec 1918 - Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
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