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Name: Rank Service Number: Service Date of Birth Place of Birth Date of Enlistment Place of Enlistment Date of Death Age Memorial Grave Reference
Gerald Kenneth Frizzell Corporal 295135 United States Marine Corps Company G, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division March 7, 1922 Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia September 4, 1940 Denver, Colorado, US January 29, 1951 28 Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California US. Lot 1959 Liberty Section Kenneth Frizzwell was the son of Kenneth Golden Frizzell (1900-1954) and Gladys Pearl (Behie) Frizzell (1898-1986). He was born in Sheet Harbour, NS. The family moved to the United States in 1923 when Kenneth was one year of age. In May, 1946 Corporal Frizzell married Marian Isabel Spaulding. They had one son. Prior to Korea, Corporal Frizzell served in the Second World War with the United States Marine Corps. He served with the 6th Marines at Guam, Bougainville, Okinawa and China. He received a Presidential Citation and was recommended for the Silver Star. He also served with the Marines in Korea, Member of Company G, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. His service record book and United States Marine Corps Death Certificate lists his death as January 29, 1951. Somme records record his death as January 25, 1951. He was killed in action outside of Pohon. Regarding his burial, he has a plot at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California, however, his military death certificate states he was buried in Korea. Records indicate the Korean burial details as being Plot 3, Row 5, Grave 459, United Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea. At the time of his death his wife and son were living in Glendale, California. His parents were living in Medford, Massachusetts. For a time, Kenneth and his parents had also lived in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Corporal Gerald Kenneth Frizzell was also survived by his brother Walter in Medford, Mass., who was a WWII Veteran and member of the Naval Reserve of that town.
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