35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Deryle G. Straughn    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 Deryle G. Straughn, RA28781720, who died in the service of his country on August 5th, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Deryle was 19 years of age. He was from Bend, Oregon. Deryle's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Deryle G. Straughn 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.

Deryle entered the service 14 June 1948.

Greenwood Cemetery
Deschutes County
Oregon, USA