Born: April 16, 1915
Killed in Action: April 24, 1945 near Bielefeld, Germany.
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
121st Engineer Combat Battalion 29th Infantry Division
Lt. Col. Powell, Jr. received the Purple Heart, Legion of Merit Medal and Bronze Star.
At the time of his death, Lt. Col. Powell was survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary B. Powell, son, Raleigh Powell III, daughter Nancy Powell, parents, Mr. & Mrs. Raleigh Powell Sr., one brother and three sisters.
Interment: Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands