35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC James Donald Davenport    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, PFC James Donald Davenport, who died in the service of his country on August 8th, 1967 in Quang Ngai 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 Pell City, Alabama. James is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 24E, Line 90.

The decorations earned by PFC James Donald Davenport include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star with V, 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.

Incident at field grid BS 669-577; AN BA, 7 KM W-NW OF MO DUC AFLD