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  CPL George P. Metzker    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"



How 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 George P. Metzker, RA32931186, who died in the service of his country on September 3rd, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as MIA to KIA. At the time of his death George was 26 years of age. He was from Erie County, New York. George's Military Occupation Specialty was 62c-Food Service Apprentice.

The decorations earned by CPL George P. Metzker include: 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 Metzker was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 3, 1950. Corporal Metzker was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's 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.

Buried in the Woodland National Cemetery 1825 Davis St. in Elmira, NY. Section C Site 3669.