McDonell, R. D., SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1971-Present, 11D10, POW/MIA
Service Years
1965 - 1971

Staff Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Sweetwater
Last Address
Sweetwater

Casualty Date
Mar 25, 1971
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04W 077

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1971, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry RegimentPOW/MIA
  1967-1968, 11D10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1971-1971, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment/HHT
  1971-1971, 11D10, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment/HHT
  1971-Present, 11D10, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SSgt. McDonell remains MIA. He was killed in an attempt to throw back a grenade that an enemy had trhown during an ambush. He was on a 12 man combat patrol in northwest Quang Tri.
   
Comments/Citation
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