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  2LT Frank Elwood Bloomenshine    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"



Easy 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 Frank Elwood Bloomenshine, O-0058313, who died in the service of his country on August 25th, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Frank was 28 years of age. He was from Wichita, Kansas. Frank's Military Occupation Specialty was 1542.

The decorations earned by 2LT Frank Elwood Bloomenshine include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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 Bloomenshine was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 25, 1950. Second Lieutenant Bloomenshine 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.

He was a graduate of The Citadel, Class of 1949.

Burial:
Mission Chapel Mausoleum
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Plot: MC - W Gallery Corridor - Row RR - Level 2