35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  SP4 James Gilbert Humphrey    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"

Delta 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, SP4 James Gilbert Humphrey, who died in the service of his country on November 11th, 1968 in Pleiku Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms/AW. At the time of his death James was 21 years of age. He was from Shawnee Mission, Kansas. James is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 39W, Line 49.

The decorations earned by SP4 James Gilbert Humphrey 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.

SRRP 10 Ambushed on Hwy 19 while returning to LZ Joan

On this Memorial Day, 2008, I remember Jim as a happy-go-lucky trumpet player that I sat with one spring at KU. While not close friends, we enjoyed many happy times during rehearsals. I still remember the day we found out he had been killed in Vietnam. It was a terrible moment. I think about him often
Posted by: Terry Harper
Email: tmharper69@yahoo.com