35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  PFC Ray Earl Wallace    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"



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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 Ray Earl Wallace, RA18354643, who died in the service of his country on November 29th, 1950 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Seriously WIA by missile-Died of wounds (FECOM). At the time of his death Ray was 21 years of age. He was from Bexar County, Texas. Ray's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Ray Earl Wallace 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 Wallace was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded in North Korea on November 27, 1950 and died of those wounds on November 29, 1950. Private First Class Wallace was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.

Buried in the Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd in San Antonio, TX. Section K Site 148.