|Birth: ||Apr. 18, 1932|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 1950|
Seoul Special City, South Korea
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Powell enlisted in the United States Air Force (USAF) prior to enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. Both times under the age of 18 with the USAF at age 16, if not a year younger. As a Marine, he was assigned to Company H, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Divison. Powell was Killed in Action during the attack on Hill 338 on the northern edge of Seoul.
Powell was 18 years old and was 3 years old when his father passed away. He's the son of Powell McElhenny and Velma Gladys Wright. Powell (father) was a Torpedoman in the United States Navy (1920-22) and was discharged due to a medical condition.
Powell H. McElhenney (1902 - 1935)
Velma Gladys Wright Weaver (1913 - 1970)
Monte Vista Memorial Park
Plot: Section D, Lot 25, Space 10
Created by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (...
Record added: Apr 26, 2012
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