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  PFC Ulys Ford Hamilton    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"



Bravo 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 Ulys Ford Hamilton, who died in the service of his country on September 30th, 1968 in Quang Duc Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Booby Trap. At the time of his death Ulys was 20 years of age. He was from Spruce Pine, Alabama. Ulys is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 42W, Line 47.

The decorations earned by PFC Ulys Ford Hamilton 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.


Ulys's nickname was "Sugar Bear". He is buried in the Church of Christ Cemetery, Spruce Pine, AL