Harrell, J. D., MSG

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11F10-Infantry Operations And Intelligence Specialist
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1948 - 1966

Master Sergeant

Six Service Stripes

Four Overseas Service Bars

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
May 04, 1966
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Quang Duc (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07E 025

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 101st Airbone Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Master Parachutist

 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment101st Airborne Division
  1965-1966, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
  1965-1966, HHC, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
  1965-1966, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1948-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MSgt. Harrell was one of 20 men killed in the crash while on a combat mission of a CH-47A (tail number 64-13138), including the 4 crewmen.

The aircraft came straight down, crashing and burning, 13 nautical miles northwest of Nhon Co while deploying to a forward base.

The crew included
CW3 George A. Clark (AC)
CW3 John A. Eddy, CP)
SP6 Edgar S. Doliber (FE)
SP5 Aaron B. Aumiller, (CE)
SP4 Fairley W. Mills (G)

Maj. William J. Barragy (Chaplain)
PFC Roger L. Berg
SSgt. John A. Brown
PFC Robert L. Clark
PFC Roger C. Collette
SP4 John F. Concannon
MSgt. J. D. Harrell
SSgt. Gene Hawthorn
PFC Malakia Jackson Jr.
PFC Michael Simpson
PFC Joseph J. Swayze
PFC Robert E. Thompson
SP4 Earnest A. Tucker Jr.
FSg. Harden B. Walker
SP4 Howard D. Weiss
Not Specified
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