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McKinley Harold Harvell, Jr.

Corporal, Army

Born: May 11, 1949
Hometown: Dinwiddie County
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: November 11, 1970
Died In: South Vietnam
Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

CPL Harvell served as an infantryman in C Company, 2nd Battalion, 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army Vietnam. Fellow soldiers described him as “a tall, strong, generous man.” He earned the National Defense, Vietnam Service, and Vietnam Campaign Medals.

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