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Birth: Nov. 30, 1949
Death: Dec. 27, 1969

‘Donnie” was born November 30, 1949 in West Palm Beach (Greenacres), Florida, to Donald W. Atwell Sr. and Gloria J. Sellers. He grew up on Lucille Avenue in Fort Myers, Florida, in a loving family with three brothers and one sister. He attended Lee Junior High School, and prior to joining the Army, worked for three years as painter for, Ron Ault Painting. Ron states he was a fine young man, quiet and unassuming. He loved fixing up and racing automobiles.

He went to Vietnam, on November 16, 1969, and gave his life for our Country on December 27, 1969, in Bing Duong, South Vietnam. He served with B Co, 1st BN, 18th INF RGT, 1 INF DIV.

His awards included Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign Medals, and Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation.

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Fort Myers Cemetery
Fort Myers
Lee County
Florida, USA
Plot: Garden of Memories
Created by: Helen Farrell
Record added: Jun 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38699215
Corp Donald William Atwell
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Corp Donald William Atwell
Added by: Charles A. Lewis
Corp Donald William Atwell
Added by: Helen Farrell
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COINS LEFT AT A SOLDIERS GRAVEThese coins have a meaning when left on the headstones of those who gave their life while serving in America’s military, and these meanings vary depending on the denomination of coin. A coin tells the deceased soldier’s famil...(Read more)
- Charles Reed
 Added: Oct. 25, 2014
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Jun. 21, 2012
Don, you gave the ultimate sacrifice in fighting for our Red, White and Blue. We're grateful beyond words! I'm so very sorry. Thank you from offsprings of Navy and Army folks.
- Chiquita
 Added: Nov. 27, 2011
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