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Enlisted Service
Reeves was a member of a cavalry unit in the National Guard before enlisting in the regular army and becoming a commissioned officer

(courtesy Janice McCoy)
Inurnment marker for Reeves E. McConnell in the Garden of Honor "Sacrifice", Brevard Memorial Park, Cocoa (Brevard county), Florida

2nd Lt Reeves E. McConnell was a Mess Officer in Service Company in July 1944 before being reassigned to Company G as the Principal Assistant Personnel Officer.

He was appointed to 1st Lieutenant in September 1944.

In 1945 he took on a new role as Plans & Training Officer (S-3).

Then, while the regiment was stationed in Frankfurt Germany Lt McConnell held the position of P.X. Officer

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