Oct 062011

Marvin Vincent Bell, Jr.

Birth: Nov. 29, 1946 Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina.

Death: Sep. 21, 1968, Vietnam.

SP4 Marvin Vincent Bell was a native of Charlotte, NC. SP4 Marvin Vincent Bell was a member of the Army and was 21 years old and was not married. It was reported that Marvin died in a convoy pedestrian accident. His body was recovered. He was run over by a South Vietnamese Convoy vehicle in Vinh Long as he was standing on a corner with friends. He is the son of the Reverend Marvin V. & Adelle Rainey Bell, 615 Seldon Drive, Charlotte, NC. He served with the 114th Assault Helicopter Company, 164th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, the Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Burial: Unknown

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744; finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)


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