Johnnie Bruce Sewell
Corporal
C CO, 2ND BN, 506TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Hartselle, Alabama
December 09, 1946 to July 25, 1968
JOHNNIE B SEWELL is on the Wall at Panel W50, Line 10

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10 Nov 2005

REMEMBERED

by his sister.
E-mail address is not available.

 
19 Feb 2007

REMEMBERED

I was with him and know first hand.

John T. Walker
wjohnt@bellsouth.net


 

A Note from The Virtual Wall

Although most of the 101st Airborne Division was moved into the northern provinces in early 1968, elements of the division remained in the south, including the 2nd Bn, 506th Infantry which came under the operational command of the 25th Infantry Division. The following entry is taken from the 25th ID's Operational Report for the period May-July 1968:

The engagement extended into 26 July and cost the battalion fourteen men:

  • A Company:
    • 2LT Richard R. Tolette, Pomona, CA
    • SFC Thomas A. Lutge, San Francisco, CA (Silver Star)
    • SSG William S. Baker, Middletown, DE
    • SP4 Chester L. Witanek, Cheshire, MA
    • PFC Wayne A. Keller, Silver Spring, MD
    • PFC Charles T. McNutt, Hingham, MA
    • PFC Fernando M. Valdez, Pepeekeo, HI

  • B Company:
    • SFC William J. Tellis, Detroit, MI
    • SSG Paul H. Nabors, Binger, OK
    • PFC Thomas R. Cook, Greencastle, PA

  • C Company:
    • SFC Van A. Irwin, Northridge, CA
    • CPL Johnnie B. Sewell, Hartselle, AL

  • HQ Company:
    • SP4 Jack R. Sanborn, Detroit, MI (medic w/ A/2/506)
    • PFC Steven A. Frink, Vancouver, WA (medic w/ B/2/506)

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