PFC Richard Arlin Self
In memory of our fallen brother
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 Richard Arlin Self, RA15427535, who died in the service of his country on September 8th, 1951 in North Korea, Hills 717-682. The cause of death was listed as MIA to KIA. At the time of his death Richard was 19 years of age. He was from Peebles, Ohio. Richard's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.
The decorations earned by PFC Richard Arlin Self 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 Self was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on September 8, 1951. Private First Class Self was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Parents Horace & Mary
Locust Grove Cemetery