35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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  PFC Rollin Gene Travis    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"

Easy 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 Rollin Gene Travis, RA16307563, who died in the service of his country on September 3rd, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Rollin was 19 years of age. He was from Creve Coeur, Illinois. Rollin's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Rollin Gene Travis 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.

Rollin entered the service 19 January 1949.

Family links:
Ulysses S. Grant Travis (1898 - 1964)
Mary Frain Travis (1898 - 1989)

Fon du Lac Township Cemetery
East Peoria
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sec. D