SM1c Harvey Howard Horrell,
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SM1c Harvey Howard Horrell
Harvey Howard Horrell was born June 6, 1910 in Pender County, North Carolina near Wilmington to Jasper Ann Horrell, a laborer at odd jobs, and Margaret Horne Horrell, a homemaker.
He enlisted in the Navy in 1928 and was a signalman and petty officer first class on the U.S.S. Arizona when he was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941.
There is a cenotaph in his memory at Haw Bluff Baptist Church Cemetery in Kelly, North Carolina.
An older brother, Lloyd, served in the Coast Guard during the war. A younger brother, Jack, served in the Army.
Sources: The Wilmington (North Carolina) Morning Star; the Rocky Mount (North Carolina) Telegram; grave markers; Navy muster roll; Department of Defense.