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  PV2 Ferrill A. Becker    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"



Able 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, PV2 Ferrill A. Becker, US53027637, who died in the service of his country on April 25th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as Captured-Died In Captivity. At the time of his death Ferrill was 23 years of age. He was from Savannah, Georgia. Ferrill's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PV2 Ferrill A. Becker 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 Becker was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on April 25, 1951 and died while a prisoner on July 13, 1951. Private Becker was awarded the Combat Infantrymans Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.

LOCATION OR BATTLE ZONE: YONGPYONG RIVER

BURIAL LOCATION

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY