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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, PFC Roger Allen Rickert, who died in the service of his country on September 27th, 1968 in Quang Duc Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms/AW. At the time of his death Roger was 20 years of age. He was from Bowler, Wisconsin. Roger is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 42W, Line 32.
Roger was born November 22, 1947, the son of Melvin and Minnie Rickert. He graduated with the Bowler, WI High School class of 1965. He was active in FFA and played baseball. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was married to Janice Voelz and one son, Dennis.He was also survived by a sister, Gloria, and brothers Allen and Bruce.