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Corp Elvie Bell, Jr

Corp Elvie Bell, Jr

Birth
Jerusalem, Davie County, North Carolina, USA
Death 28 Feb 1969 (aged 23)
Tam Kỳ, Quang Nam, Vietnam
Burial Mocksville, Davie County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Bell
Memorial ID 17301110 · View Source
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US Marine Cpl Elvie Bell Jr, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Jerusalem Township, NC.

US Marine Cpl Elvie Bell Jr was a member of the Marine Corps, CPL Bell served our country until February 28th, 1969 in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was 23 years old and was not married. It was reported that Elvie died when his vehicle crashed. His body was recovered. CPL Bell is on panel 31W, line 089 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 2 years.

Elvie Bell Jr., 23, of Rt 4, Box 255, Mocksville, a Corporal with the U.S. Marine Corps, was killed Friday while serving on a tour of duty in Vietnam. Re was born Octover 21, 1945, in Davie County, son of Mr and Mrs Elvie-Bell Sr. of Mocksville, Educated at Davie County High School, Livingstone College, and Rowan Technical Institute, he enlisted in the Marine Corps in June of 1966 and went to Vietnam on February 3, 1988. Also surviving are three brothers, James W. Bell, stationed in Korea with the U.S. Army, and Bobby G. Bell and Larry Allan Bell, both of the home; and the maternal grandfather, Lindsay Flint of Rt. 4. Mocksville. Funeral arrangements are in-complete. The body will be brought to the Noble and Kelsey Funeral Home.

He was the son of Mr. Elvie Bell and Mrs Addie B. Flint Bell, Route 4, Box 255, Mocksville, NC.

US Marine Cpl Elvie Bell Jr served with Alpha Company, 11th Motor Transportation Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 3rd MAF.

He was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.


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  • Created by: Tom Reece
  • Added: 4 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17301110
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Elvie Bell, Jr (21 Oct 1945–28 Feb 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17301110, citing New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Mocksville, Davie County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Tom Reece (contributor 46857744) .