Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Private First Class
Fallen on: February 23, 2013
Location: Mower Country, Minnesota
Hometown: Pittsfield, MA
Family: He is survived by his mother Robin M. Burnell, and her significant other, David Valentine of Pittsfield; father, Gary P. Burnell, and his wife Nube of Pittsfield; siblings, Heather Burnell Forrest and her husband, Justyn, Dylan Burnell and Natasha Burnell, all of Pittsfield; half-sister, Tannya Romero and half-brother, Alex Romero both of Pittsfield; nephews, Kanaan Harrington and Justyn Forrest Jr.; grandparents, Robert and Evelyn Nicholas of Lee, and grandmother, Betsy Burnell of Pittsfield; 11 aunts and uncles, as well as numerous cousins. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Arthur R. Burnell.