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Spec Marvin Vincent Bell, Jr

Spec Marvin Vincent Bell, Jr

Birth
Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Death 21 Sep 1968 (aged 21)
Vinh Long, Vietnam
Burial Grover, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 17301227 · View Source
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SP4 Marvin Vincent Bell, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Charlotte, NC.

SP4 Marvin Vincent Bell was a member of the Army. SP4 Bell served our country until September 21st, 1968 in Vinh Long, South Vietnam. He was 21 years old and was not married. It was reported that Marvin died in a convoy pedestrian accident. His body was recovered. SP4 Bell is on panel 43W, line 058 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.

I was stationed in Vinh Long, South Vietnam from 1967 to 1969 with the 1st Avn. I had a friend named Marvin Bell. He was run over by a South Vietnamese Convoy vehicle in Vinh Long as he was standing on a corner with friends. I was with Marvin Bell at the time of the crash along with two other friends. Marvin was such a good friend to me. I miss him every day. I do have a picture of Bell, myself and another. Joseph Rezendez, 4313 Liberty Ct. BB207 Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

He is the son of the Reverend Marvin V. and Adelle Rainey Bell, 615 Seldon Drive, Charlotte, NC.

He served with the 114th Assault Helicopter Company, 164th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, USARV.

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 17301227
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Marvin Vincent Bell, Jr (29 Nov 1946–21 Sep 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17301227, citing Shiloh AME Zion Church Cemetery, Grover, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Tom Reece (contributor 46857744) .