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Donald E. Morissett



Morissett as a Hart High freshman in 1948.

Home of Record: Saugus
Date of Birth: January 1, 1932
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Wm. S. Hart High, Class of 1951

Service: Army of the United States
Rank: Private First Class
ID No: 19368929
Specialty: Light Weapons Infantryman
Length of Service:
Unit: 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
Start Tour:

Incident Date: March 30, 1951
Casualty Date: March 30, 1951
Age at Loss: 19
Location: South Korea
Remains:

Narrative: PFC Morissett of Saugus was a Light Weapons Infantryman with the 25th Infantry Division. At age 19, he was killed in action while fighting in South Korea on March 30, 1951. He was hit in the head and chest by enemy fire and died instantly. PFC Morissett was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

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