35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  CPL Eugene Clarence Anderson    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"

HHC 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, CPL Eugene Clarence Anderson, RA39585238, who died in the service of his country on September 22nd, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Eugene was 24 years of age. He was from San Diego County, California. Eugene's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by CPL Eugene Clarence Anderson 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.

Eugene was with HQ and HQ Company. Originally from Oklahoma, enlisted in California. Son of Gladys Lennore Chandler of Palm City, California.

Eugene is buried at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA
He was also a WWII veteran.