35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  PFC Howard Lee Clark    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"



George 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, PFC Howard Lee Clark, US15411530, who died in the service of his country on July 22nd, 1951 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Howard was 22 years of age. He was from Scioto County, Ohio. Howard's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Howard Lee Clark include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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.


Private First Class Clark was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 22, 1951. Private First Class Clark 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.

Howard was my cousin. His death was the reason I joined the Air Force. I thought that in some way I could find a way to repay the s.o.b.'s that killed him. I served in Korea from July 52 - June 53 at Hqds. 5th Air Force, Tague. If anyone served with Howard I would appreciate hearing from you.