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"We 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, CPL Dewitt Crawford, RA14278227, who died in the service of his country on November 28th, 1950 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Captured - KIA. At the time of his death Dewitt was 24 years of age. He was from Jacksonville, Florida. Dewitt's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.
Sergeant Crawford was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in Korea on September 23, 1950 and returned to duty on September 27, 1950. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950 and was killed by a guard on December 3, 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For his leadership and valor, Sergeant Crawford was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.