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 Kenneth Charles Brisson

Kenneth Charles Brisson

Birth
Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 13 Nov 1942 (aged 16–17)
Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Burial Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 97180747 · View Source
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Kenneth was the son of Kenneth Eben Brisson and Ruth Arvilla Merrow.

He lived in Lancaster, NH prior to the war.

On Jan 22, 1942 Kenneth enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served as a Seaman, 2nd Class, USS Aaron Ward (DD-483), U.S. Navy during World War II.

Kenneth was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of Guadalcanal when the Aaron Ward received eight direct hits from enemy ships causing extreme damage and left 15 men dead and 57 wounded. Kenneth was one of the 15. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was only 17 years old.

Note:
Thanks to Russ Pickett for the military info on Kenneth.


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  • Created by: Shirley Mitchell
  • Added: 16 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 97180747
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth Charles Brisson (1925–13 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97180747, citing Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Mitchell (contributor 47472285) .