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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 John Roland Jones IV, RA16305451, who died in the service of his country on April 25th, 1951 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as MIA to Declared Dead. At the time of his death John was 20 years of age. He was from Racine, Wisconsin. John's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.
Corporal Jones was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950 and returned to duty on March 1, 1951. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on April 25, 1951. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. Corporal Jones 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 and the Korean War Service Medal.