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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 George Eldridge Kessler, RA13345995, who died in the service of his country on February 15th, 1951 in the vicinity of Ch'Ongch'On, North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Captured-Died POW. At the time of his death George was 17 years of age. He was from Virginia. George's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.
Private First Class Kessler was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950 and died while a prisoner, possibly of appendicitis, on February 15, 1951. "Death Valley Camp."