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"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"
The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PV2 Malcolm D. Perkins, RA11199631, who died in the service of his country on April 30th, 1951 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Captured-Died POW. At the time of his death Malcolm was 18 years of age. He was from Portland, Maine. Malcolm's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.
Private Perkins was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 27, 1950. He died while a prisoner on April 30, 1951. Private Perkins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's 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.