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  PFC Pablo A. Escobar Jr    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, PFC Pablo A. Escobar Jr, RA21925237, who died in the service of his country on August 18th, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Pablo was 19 years of age. He was from Brookyln, New York. Pablo's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Pablo A. Escobar Jr 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 Escobar 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 18, 1950. Private First Class Escobar 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.

Sonny and I were called brothers by our neighborhood friends. He was living with me and my 4 other brothers in my parents home. He said he was disgusted and was going to join the Army. He asked me if I wanted to go with him. I said yes. The following morning he got up and asked, still want to go; I said no. He went to join and that's the last I heard of him. His serial number is 5 numbers away from mine, I found out he was killed in action when I wrote him a letter from Ft. Lewis Washington. I was with the 955th Field Artillery Battalion. He had a beautiful sister named Nellie. The family often wondered what happened to her. (Angelo Rosa)

. Buried in the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, NY. Section L Site 24339