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  PV2 Gene Stringer    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"



Item 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 Gene Stringer, RA15447259, who died in the service of his country on March 11th, 1952 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Gene was 21 years of age. He was from Cleveland, Ohio. Gene's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PV2 Gene Stringer 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 Stringer was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on March 11, 1952. Private Stringer 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.

Date: May 23 1952
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #159.
Notes: Stringer, Pvt. Gene, beloved son of Mrs. Helen Stringer, brother of Jimmy, passed away in Korea. Friends may call the J. H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 17022 Kinsman Rd., Friday Evening, 7-9. Services Saturday at 1 p. m.

BURIAL LOCATION:HIGHLAND PARK CEMETERY, HIGHLAND HILLS, OH