|Birthplace:||Texas, United States|
|Death:||Died in Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, HI, USA|
|Cause of death:||Aboard the USS Arizona|
|Place of Burial:||USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States|
|Managed by:||Nathan Luke Cowdrey|
About SMN Royal Elwell
Royal Elwell was aboard the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941. He is entombed with his shipmates.