MORRIS D. GILMORE, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Morris Gilmore '39

Date of birth: December 5, 1916

Date of death: March 1, 1942

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Kenneth was lost when USS Edsall (DD 219) was sunk on on March 1, 1942 by Japanese surface and air forces.

His parents were listed as next of kin.

Memorial Hall Error

All references to Morris list him as a Jr., except on the Class of 1939 plaque in Memorial Hall. (Killed in action scroll in front of Memorial Hall is correct.)


Class of 1939

Morris is one of 75 members of the Class of 1939 in Memorial Hall.