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  PFC Andrew George McLeod    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"



Fox 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 Andrew George McLeod, US55145552, who died in the service of his country on August 6th, 1952 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Seriously WIA by missile-Died of wounds (FECOM). At the time of his death Andrew was 22 years of age. He was from LaCrosse County, Wisconsin. Andrew's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Andrew George McLeod 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 McLeod was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by an enemy mortar shell at "Heartbreak Ridge" in North Korea on August 6, 1952 and died of those wounds later that day. Private First Class McLeod was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans 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.

BURIAL LOCATION

OAK GROVE CEMETERY, LA CROSSE, WI