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  PFC Harry Lester Rogers    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"



Love 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 Harry Lester Rogers, ER16223685, who died in the service of his country on March 25th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as Captured-Died POW. At the time of his death Harry was 21 years of age. He was from Wayne County, Michigan. Harry's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Harry Lester Rogers 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 Rogers was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on January 21, 1951 and died while a prisoner on March 25, 1951. Private First Class Rogers was awarded the Combat Infantrymans Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Harrys body was apparently returned and he is buried at: BYESVILLE CEMETERY, GUERNSEY COUNTY, OH