Bell, Albert Lee, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 11B10, B Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry
Service Years
1969 - 1969

Private First Class


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cameron, TX
Last Address
Cameron, TX

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Phuoc Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Cameron Rest Cemetery - Cameron, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
15W 034

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Infantry Shoulder Cord


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Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2020, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry 1st Cavalry Division
  1969-1969, 11B10, B Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry
  1969-1969, 11B10, 1st Cavalry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

My name is Dennis Black. I was the medic for B Co, 1/12 Cavalry. We were escorting some road clearing tracks and armored vehicles down Highway 13. Our comapany was on the Cambodian side of the highway. 1st platoon was walking point through the thick growth leaving toilet paper trail for the rest of the company to follow. Unknown to us, the NVA were following us and removing the markers we had left. They had planned to wipe out the entire first platoon. When the company called and radioed us and told us they could not find our trail, Bell and another man volunteered to go back and get them and lead them to us. Had it not been for those two men a lot more would have died that day. They were ambused on the way to the company. He was a good man and I think of him often. I still feel I let him down. I am so sorry.
   
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