35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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  CPL Charles Avery Rublee    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"

Baker 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 Charles Avery Rublee, RA18336551, who died in the service of his country on December 28th, 1950 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as MIA to Declared Dead. At the time of his death Charles was 20 years of age. He was from Dallas County, Texas. Charles' Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by CPL Charles Avery Rublee 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.

Sergeant Rublee was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in Korea on September 1, 1950 and returned to duty later that day. He was seriously wounded again on September 23, 1950 and returned on October 8, 1950. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 28, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. For his leadership and valor, Sergeant Rublee was awarded the Silver Star, the Purple Heart with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.