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  CPL Earl Warren Merriman    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"



Item 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 Earl Warren Merriman, RA19295205, who died in the service of his country on April 24th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as MIA to KIA. At the time of his death Earl was 20 years of age. He was from Missoula, Montana. Earl's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by CPL Earl Warren Merriman include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Silver Star, the Bronze 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 Merriman was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on April 24, 1951. Corporal Merriman was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, 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:
Missoula Cemetery
Missoula
Missoula County
Montana, USA
Plot: Grave 2, Lot 12, Block 010