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  CPL Peter Frank Slansky    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"



Able 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 Peter Frank Slansky, RA18306446, who died in the service of his country on August 19th, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Peter was 22 years of age. He was from Sealy, Texas. Peter's Military Occupation Specialty was 60c-Cook.

The decorations earned by CPL Peter Frank Slansky include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star with V, 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 Slansky was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 19, 1950. Corporal Slansky was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

BURIAL LOCATION,SAINT MARYS CATHOLIC CEMETERY, FRYDEK, TX