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  PFC David Alexander Morningstar    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"



HHC 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 David Alexander Morningstar, RA16267626, who died in the service of his country on September 3rd, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death David was 19 years of age. He was from Detroit, Michigan. David's Military Occupation Specialty was 4761-Infantry Reconnaissance Scout.

The decorations earned by PFC David Alexander Morningstar include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, 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 Morningstar was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 3, 1950. Private First Class Morningstar 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.

David was a member of the Intelligence and Reconnaissance Platoon, Regimental Headquarters, 35th Infantry.



Buried in the Arlington National Cemetery Section 34 Site 2541. (Visited by Jim Hall Oct 2005)