35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  PFC Marvin Lyle Gilbert    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 Marvin Lyle Gilbert, RA15281710, who died in the service of his country on February 4th, 1951 in Seoul, South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Marvin was 20 years of age. He was from East Liverpool, Ohio. Marvin's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Marvin Lyle Gilbert 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 Gilbert was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously injured in North Korea on November 28, 1950 and returned to duty on January 20, 1951. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 4, 1951. Private First Class Gilbert was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, 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.

This is my uncle. My best memories of him are when he would take me riding on his Whizzer Motorbike. (David Boley)

Burial::
Riverview Cemetery
East Liverpool
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA