Copy_2_of_animflag.gif (12791 bytes) [The Purple Heart Medal]

--- General / Personal ---

Last name: POWELL
First name: WAVEL WAYNE
Home of Record (official): KOPPERSTON
State (official): WV
Date of Birth: Wednesday, November 17, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 51715116
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 67N20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, March 31, 1969
Date of Casualty: Friday, May 2, 1969
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Crew member - Helicopter)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 26W - Row 102

--- Interment ---


Kopperston Community Cemetery

Kopperston, Wyoming County, WV