Navy Badge
  • Name: Richard Morrow
  • Location of Birth: Pengilly, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 18, 1924
  • Date of Death: December 28, 2000
  • Parents: Henry Morrow & Marie (Carpenter) Morrow
  • High School and Class: 1943 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: SM2 (Signalman 2nd Class Petty Officer)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: July 5, 1943
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: April 13, 1946
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Richard Morrow
    Race: White
    Age: 18
    Birth Date: November 18, 1924
    Birth Place: Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: December 1942
    Employer: Not working
    Weight: 133
    Height: 5-11
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Gray
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Marie Morrow, Pengilly, Minnesota

    Richard served on the USS LC1(G) 366, which was Landing Craft Infantry. His grave marker has "Tare Victor George" at the bottom. This was a code for "well done" during World War II.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Richard Morrow married Eloise Bartz in 1958 in Nashwauk, Minnesota and the couple lived in the Pengilly area. He worked for Hanna Mining Co. for 38 years, retiring in 1984 as a foreman. He was a member of the Pengilly United Methodist Church and the Hanna Retirees Club.

    Richard died in Hibbing, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 153). He is survived by his wife, Eloise; daughters, Erin Morrow and Ellen (Jeff) Sullivan; one grandson; a sister, Dorothy Wiltse; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Peter, Edwin and Paul; and sisters, Dorrie Staley and Catherine Saylor.

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