|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1947|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 1967|
Quang Tri, Vietnam
Donnell was born and raised in Memphis,TN.
He enlisted in the Marines 8 July 1965 at the
Memphis Recruiting Office.
Upon arriving in Vietnam Donnell was assigned
to Hotel Company,2nd Battalion,3rd Marine
Regiment,3rd Marine Division.
On 23 May 1967,while on a combat patrol the
Marines were engaged by hostile forces using
small arms and mortar fire.Donnell received
fragmentation wounds from mortar fire,5 kilo-
meters north northeast of Con Thien(Hill 158).
Donnell died at Clark AFB Hosiptal,due to renal
failure and septicemia due to fragmentation
wounds to his abdomen and lower extremities.
Donnell was single and served his country for
1 year,10 months and 24 days.KIA#13,218.
Tour of duty unknown.
Donnell was 20 years,1 month 11 days old.
Survived by his parents;Cleo D and Jessie T
Henderson of 57 and a half Hampton Place,
Memphis,TN and a sister;Frieda Jackson of 646
His daughter;Sheila Hych c/o Emagen Hych of
Apt B,929 S 4th St,Memphis and a son;Andrew
L Harris c/o Flora M Harris of 591 Kentucky
Donnell was buried 12 June 1967.
No official record found that he was married.
Father;Cleo D Henderson
Born June 7,1917 Died October 31,1988
Memphis National Cemetery
Plot: 8, 1793
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Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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