2LT John Francis Archer
In memory of our fallen brother
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, 2LT John Francis Archer, O-0057509, who died in the service of his country on July 29th, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death John was 26 years of age. He was from Montgomery County, Ohio. John's Military Occupation Specialty was 1542.
The decorations earned by 2LT John Francis Archer 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.
Second Lieutenant Archer was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 29, 1950. Second Lieutenant Archer was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Arlington National Cemetery
Note: Section 8 Site 5332-A