Robert Thomas Bell – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps

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Courtesy of Clara Bell

Lieutenant Colonel Robert T. Bell, United States Marine Corps. Entered Navy Flight Program, June 1942. Transferred to Marine Corps 1943. Served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Retired September 1, 1966.

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Awarded Bronze Star w/Combat “V” 1953 (Korea).  Other medals include:

Bronze Star w/Combat “V” (1953-Korea)
Air Medal w/2 Gold Stars
U.S. Marine Corps Expeditions Medal
China Service Medal
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Navy Occupation Service Medal
National Defense Medal
Korean Service Medal
United Nations Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal

Died August 31, 1997 and buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Section 64, on September 10, 1997.


BELL, ROBERT THOMAS

  • LT COL   US MARINE CORPS
  • WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/25/1922
  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/31/1997
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 64  SITE 7215
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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