Edward C. Gorell

S/SGT. E. C. GORELL
Staff Sergeant Edward C. Gorell has arrived in England with his tank division, according to a V-mail received by his mother, Mrs. Frances Gorell, Cadott, Route 3, and also his wife of Milwaukee.

He entered the service on January 9, 1942 and received his training at Fort Knox, KY; also Camps Bowie, Hood, and Swift of Texas. 

He also has a brother, William, who is with the Signal Corps in Nashville, TN.


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LT. EDWARD GORELL
Staff Sergeant Edward C. Gorell has recently been commissioned Second Lieutenant, according to word received by his wife of Milwaukee and also his mother, Mrs. Frances Gorell, Cadott, Route 3.

Lieutenant Gorell is, at present, Tank Commander of his company somewhere in Germany. He has been serving overseas the past 11 months, and he participated in the invasion on France and has been on active duty since "D" Day.

He was also awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service on "D" Day.

Lieutenant Gorell entered the service on January 7, 1942 and received his basic training at Fort Knox, KY. From Fort Knox, KY, he was transferred to Camp Bowie, Hood, and Swift of Texas, where he completed his training.

He also has a brother, Corporal William Gorell, serving with the Signal Corps, Camp Crowder, MO.


Sergeant William R. Gorell, son of Mrs. Frances Gorell, Cadott, Route 3, has arrived in France, according to a V-mail.

He is with the Signal Corps.

After graduation from high school, he completed the course in electricity at Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, prior to being inducted. He entered the service on March 16, 1943.

He received his basic training at Camp Butner, NC; Fort Jackson, SC; Camp Crowder, MO; and Fort Riley, KS.

Sergeant Gorell also has a brother, Lieutenant Edward Gorell, who is serving with his tank division in Germany.