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  PFC Robert John Stein    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"



Item 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 Robert John Stein, RA16322301, who died in the service of his country on August 18th, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as MIA to KIA. At the time of his death Robert was 19 years of age. He was from LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Robert's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Robert John Stein 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 Stein 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 August 18, 1950. Stein was later executed at the Taejon Police Station on September 26-27, 1950, by retreating North Korean Forces.

BURIAL LOCATION,OAK GROVE CEMETERY, LA CROSSE, WI