McDonell, R. D., SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
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

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Mar 25, 1971
Hostile, Died while Missing
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
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

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 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.
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