35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  PFC Norman Stephen Manning    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"



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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 Norman Stephen Manning, US56058387, who died in the service of his country on August 8th, 1951 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Seriously WIA by missile-Died of wounds (FECOM). At the time of his death Norman was 22 years of age. He was from Stockton, California. Norman's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Norman Stephen Manning 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 Manning was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on August 8, 1951 and died of those wounds on August 10, 1951. Private First Class Manning 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.

Married Patricia M. Higday on October 7 1950, in San Joaquin County, California. Son of William S. and Virginia L. Manning.

Burial::
Stockton Rural Cemetery
Stockton
San Joaquin County
California, USA