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  PV2 Peter Barney Bodnarik    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, PV2 Peter Barney Bodnarik, RA15294718, who died in the service of his country on August 4th, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Peter was 19 years of age. He was from Cleveland, Ohio. Peter's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PV2 Peter Barney Bodnarik 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 Bodnarik was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 4, 1950. Private Bodnarik was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans 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.

Name: Bodnarik, Pfc. Peter
Date: Jul 21 1951
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #094.
Notes: Bodnarik, Pfc. Peter, killed in action in Korea, Aug. 4, 1950, beloved son of Joseph and Mary, brother of John, Edward, George Albert Paul, and beloved uncle. Friends received at Golubski Garfield Funeral Home, corner Turney Rd. and Garfield Blvd., after 3 p. m. Saturday, July 21. Services Monday, July 23, at St. Thereses Church (Granger Rd.) 9 a. m.
Burial Location: CALVARY CEMETERY, CLEVELAND, OH