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"We 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 Edward McGruder, who died in the service of his country on July 13th, 1967 in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Booby Trap. At the time of his death Edward was 20 years of age. He was from Cusseta, Georgia. Edward is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 23E, Line 67.
Edward was wounded 3 KM NNW of Duc Pho on June 25 1967 by a booby-trapped 250 lb bomb. He died at Clark AFB, Phillippines. He was in the 2nd Platoon. According to official records he received a BSV but we do not have a copy of the citation.