35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  CPL Gerald Harvey Bartholow    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 Gerald Harvey Bartholow, RA15280301, who died in the service of his country on November 22nd, 1950 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Gerald was 21 years of age. He was from Fairmont, West Virginia. Gerald's Military Occupation Specialty was 345-Truck Driver Light.

The decorations earned by CPL Gerald Harvey Bartholow 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.


Corporal Bartholow was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 22, 1950. Corporal Bartholow was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

Born: Fairmont, Marion, WEST VIRGINIA
Parents: Brooks O Bartholow & Laura (Beagle) Bartholow
Birth: Jan. 27, 1929

Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Fairmont
Marion County
West Virginia, USA