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  1LT Alan D. Fry    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"



Love Company
35th Infantry Regiment
Korean 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 Korean Service Medal United Nations Korean Service Medal Republic of Korea War Service Medal



The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, 1LT Alan D. Fry, O-2033842, who died in the service of his country on January 29th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Alan was 21 years of age. He was from St Paul, Minnesota. Alan's Military Occupation Specialty was 1542.

The decorations earned by 1LT Alan D. Fry include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Korea Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


First Lieutenant Fry was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on January 29, 1951. First Lieutenant Fry was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

I grew up near Al, and remember him drinking malted milk shakes so he could gain weight for the military. A fine young man who lived across the street from a girl I dated in high school. Many fond memories of Al. His smile and humor were something I always remember. (Ed Doyle)

BURIAL LOCATION, CALVARY CEMETERY, SAINT PAUL, MN