Bell, Marvin Vincent, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
76P-Materiel Control And Accounting Specialist
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 114th Aviation Company (AHC)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Charlotte
Last Address
Charlotte


Casualty Date
Sep 21, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Location
Vinh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Shiloh AME Zion Church Cemetery - Grover, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
43W 058

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 Unit Assignments
13th Aviation Battalion164th Aviation Group114th Aviation Company (AHC)
  1967-1968, 76P, 13th Aviation Battalion
  1967-1968, 76P, 164th Aviation Group
  1967-1968, 114th Aviation Company (AHC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
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Last Known Activity
Army Service Number: 53525818

SP4 Marvin Vincent Bell was a member of the Army. SP4 Bell served our country until September 21st, 1968 in Vinh Long, South Vietnam. He was 21 years old and was not married. It was reported that Marvin died in a convoy pedestrian accident. His body was recovered. SP4 Bell is on panel 43W, line 058 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.

I was stationed in Vinh Long, South Vietnam from 1967 to 1969 with the 1st Avn. I had a friend named Marvin Bell. He was run over by a South Vietnamese Convoy vehicle in Vinh Long as he was standing on a corner with friends. I was with Marvin Bell at the time of the crash along with two other friends. Marvin was such a good friend to me. I miss him every day. I do have a picture of Bell, myself and another. Joseph Rezendez, 4313 Liberty Ct. BB207 Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

He is the son of the Reverend Marvin V. and Adelle Rainey Bell, 615 Seldon Drive, Charlotte, NC.

He served with the 114th Assault Helicopter Company, 164th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, USARV.

He was awarded The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
   
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