35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Ebb Leroy Tarry    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"

George 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 Ebb Leroy Tarry, RA15423346, who died in the service of his country on May 31st, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as Seriously WIA by missile-Died of wounds (FECOM). At the time of his death Ebb was 20 years of age. He was from Eighty Eight, Kentucky. Ebb's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Ebb Leroy Tarry 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 Tarry was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on March 24, 1951 and returned to duty on April 12, 1951. He was seriously wounded again on May 31, 1951 and died of those wounds later that day.

Ebb is buried in the Glasgow,KY Municipal Cemetery. He entered the service 11 July 1950.

Ebb Thomas Tarry (1906 - 1987)
Rosella Tarry (1913 - 1993)