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"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"
The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, SFC Robert Edwin Freitas, who died in the service of his country on June 21st, 1969 in Pleiku Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Friendly Fire. At the time of his death Robert was 27 years of age. He was from Merced, California. Robert is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 22W, Line 104.
Robert was killed by FRIENDLY ARTILLERY 4 KM WEST OF OASIS AFLD, map grid ZA061279.