35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PVT Raymond Stauffer Austin    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"

Fox 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, PVT Raymond Stauffer Austin, US52053052, who died in the service of his country on September 9th, 1951 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Raymond was 23 years of age. He was from Ashland County, Ohio. Raymond's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PVT Raymond Stauffer Austin 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 Austin was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on September 9, 1951. Private Austin was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

Raymond died in the fighting at Hills 717-682

Raymond is buried in the Glendale Cemetery, Akron,OH. He was the son of Raymond S. and Florence I Austin.

Thanks to Raymond's brother, Larry Dean Austin, for providing the fine photo of Raymond.