35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  SP4 James Stewart Jr.    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"

Alpha Company
2nd 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 Stewart Jr., who died in the service of his country on July 31st, 1966 in Pleiku Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms/AW. At the time of his death James was 23 years of age. He was from Americus, Georgia. James is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 09E, Line 92.

The decorations earned by SP4 James Stewart Jr. include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Silver 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.

Buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery ( Section P Grave 124? Or 126?) in Andersonville, GA located about 40 miles southwest of Macon. Take Exit 127 (Rt 26 west) off of I-75 (south of Macon). Go west on Rt 26 for about 20 miles (about 2 miles past Oglethorpe ) and then turn left (south ) on Rt 49 and go about 5 miles to Andersonville. You will find signs to the historic site and the cemetery. (visited by Jim Beddingfield Sept 2010)