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  SGT Harry William Butler    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"



Charlie Company
1st Battalion
35th Infantry Regiment

Vietnam War


"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal



The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, SGT Harry William Butler, who died in the service of his country on June 3rd, 1968 in Kontum Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Grenades. At the time of his death Harry was 30 years of age. He was from Detroit, Michigan. Harry is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 61W, Line 21.

The decorations earned by SGT Harry William Butler include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.


Harry is buried in the Fort Benning Post Cemetery, Fort Benning, GA