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Sgt Calvin Brayton Morlen
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1920
Death: Mar. 18, 1945
Iwo Jima, Japan

SGT CALVIN B. MORLEN
The body of Sgt. Calvin Brayton Morlen, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Morlen, 1211 North Park, who was killed March 18, 1945 in the battle of Iwo Jima, will arrive in Springfield Sunday afternoon. Reburial will be at 1:30 Monday afternoon at National cemetery under direction of Herman Lohmeyer. Marine Reserves will conduct military services at the grave. Sgt. Morlen enlisted in the Marine Corps on July 17, 1941, and saw service in the Pacific with the 3rd Marine division. Other survivors include five brothers, Elvis, Sherman, Clint, Doyle, and David, all of Springfield; and two sisters, Mrs. Alvina Gillham of Springfield and Mary Lee Morlen of the home. (Springfield Leader-Press, Springfield, MO, Saturday, June 26, 1948, p. 6, Col. 4)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elvis Lee Morlen (1891 - 1975)
  Dora Elizabeth Goforth Morlen (1894 - 1985)
 
 Siblings:
  Elvis T. Morlen (1915 - 1998)*
  Calvin Brayton Morlen (1920 - 1945)
  Alvina Lortha Morlen Gillham (1923 - 1957)*
  Doyle Harlen Morlen (1929 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CALVIN
BRAYTON
MORLEN
MISSOURI
SGT
US MARINE CORPS
WORLD WAR II
FEBRUARY 27 1920
MARCH 18 1945
 
Burial:
Springfield National Cemetery
Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA
Plot: SECTION 31 SITE 2307
 
Maintained by: mokennehan
Originally Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Mar 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49562549
Sgt Calvin Brayton Morlen
Added by: mokennehan
 
 
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- Wendy McIntosh
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014
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 Added: Apr. 15, 2014
 
 
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