CPL Arnold R. Jackson
In memory of our fallen brother
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 Arnold R. Jackson, RA18343458, who died in the service of his country on October 24th, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Arnold was 20 years of age. He was from Watts, Oklahoma. Arnold's Military Occupation Specialty was 14c-Automotive Mech (2d Echelon).
The decorations earned by CPL Arnold R. Jackson include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Silver Star, 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 Jackson was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on October 24, 1950. Corporal Jackson 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.
BURIAL LOCATION, OAK HILL CEMETERY, SILOAM SPRINGS, AR
Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 24, 1951, Tokyo, Japan p 8.
The following men were posthumously awarded the Silver Star:
Cpl. Arnold R. Jackson, PrUe, Okla., Hq.and Hq. Co.
Born: Oklahoma (?)
Parents: Mangum C Jackson & Estelle L Jackson (?)
1940 Residence: Altus City, Jackson, Oklahoma (?)