35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  CPL Wilmer Robert Fish    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 Wilmer Robert Fish, RA15412118, who died in the service of his country on April 25th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Wilmer was 21 years of age. He was from Mount Vernon, Ohio. Wilmer's Military Occupation Specialty was 4667-Signal Message Clerk.

The decorations earned by CPL Wilmer Robert Fish 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.


Wilmer enlisted 4 September 1948

LOCATION OR BATTLE ZONE: YONGPYONG RIVER

BURIAL LOCATION

SAINT JOHNS CEMETERY, SOUTH MOUNT VERNON, OH