35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  2LT John Francis Archer    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"

Able 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, 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 Columbus, 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.

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Note: Section 8 Site 5332-A