McMellon, Arthur Nello, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 701st Maintenance Battalion/C Company
Service Years
1951 - 1965

Staff Sergeant

Four Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Griffithsville, WV
Last Address
Barboursville, WV

Casualty Date
Dec 01, 1965
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03E 120 / Section 42 Site 1392

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

 Unit Assignments
1st Infantry Division701st Maintenance Battalion
  1963-1965, 1st Infantry Division
  1965-1965, 701st Maintenance Battalion/C Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
****Additional information needed for this profile.  Service records at NARA indicate that SSG Mc Mellon was Infantry, however, news articles and the 701st Maintenance website state that SSG Mc Mellon was the C Company Mess Sergeant.  Circumstances regarding his death also conflict.  NARA indicates multi-frag wounds, while the 701st website lists sniper fire as the cause of death.  If you have addtional information regarding his actual service history, please leave a message on this profile.****

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