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"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"
The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Gudmund Christopher Johnson Jr., RA17260597, who died in the service of his country on November 28th, 1950 in KURYONG RIVER - YONGBYON, North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Captured-Died POW. At the time of his death Gudmund was 21 years of age. He was from Red Wing, Minnesota. Gudmund's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.
Corporal Johnson was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War by Chinese forces while protecting the withdrawal of friendly troops across the Kuryong River near Yongbyon, North Korea on November 28, 1950 and died while a prisoner on July 31, 1951. His remains were initially not recovered. Corporal Johnson was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.