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  PFC John C. Vingione Jr    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"



How 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 John C. Vingione Jr, RA12284751, who died in the service of his country on July 23rd, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death John was 20 years of age. He was from Lyncourt, New York. John's Military Occupation Specialty was 4812-Heavy Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC John C. Vingione Jr 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 Vingione was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was killed during his units first contact with the enemy, while defending the hills north of Sangiu, South Korea on July 23, 1950. Private First Class Vingione was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

BURIAL LOCATION

ASSUMPTION CEMETERY, SYRACUSE, NY