FRANK R MELL JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 45E, LINE 64 OF THE WALL

FRANK RALPH MELL JR

WALL NAME

FRANK R MELL JR

PANEL / LINE

45E/64

DATE OF BIRTH

07/29/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TIN

DATE OF CASUALTY

03/23/1968

HOME OF RECORD

CARLETON

COUNTY OF RECORD

Monroe County

STATE

MI

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

PFC

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR FRANK RALPH MELL JR
POSTED ON 9.20.2020
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear PFC Frank Mell, Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. The 53rd anniversary of the start of your tour is soon. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. Another summer is coming to an end, and tomorrow is POW/MIA Recognition Day. Time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness, especially now. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 7.7.2019

Ground Casualty

SFC Ramon Lopez and PFC Frank R. Mell Jr. were infantrymen serving with C Company, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry, 198th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division. On March 13, 1968, Lopez and Mell were burning garbage in a trash container on Hill 76 in Quang Tin Province, RVN, when for unknown reasons the container exploded. The blast killed Lopez and critically injured Mell. He was medivacked to a military hospital where he expired on March 23, 1968. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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POSTED ON 3.23.2019
POSTED BY: Janice Current

An American Hero

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Thank you for stepping up and answering your country's call. Rest easy knowing you will never be forgotten.
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POSTED ON 11.28.2018
POSTED BY: David Wolff

Childhood friend

Graduated with Frank at Airport High School. I was serving in the Air Force in Ubon Thailand 1967/68 while Frank was in Nam. I tried to call him from Thailand and found out that Frank had passed. I was stunned.
Rest easy with the Lord my friend, we’ll meet up again someday soon.
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POSTED ON 7.29.2018
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Private First Class Frank Ralph Mell Jr., Served with Company C, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division.
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