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  SFC Raymond Krzyzaniak    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"



Love 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, SFC Raymond Krzyzaniak, RA57504618, who died in the service of his country on January 21st, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as Died While POW. At the time of his death Raymond was 19 years of age. He was from Weyerhauser, Wisconsin. Raymond's Military Occupation Specialty was 2745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader.

The decorations earned by SFC Raymond Krzyzaniak 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.


Sergeant First Class Krzyzaniak 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 January 21, 1951 and died while a prisoner on May 27, 1951. Sergeant First Class Krzyzaniak 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.

Raymonds remains were repatriated, date unknown, and he is buried at:
SAINT PETER AND PAUL CATHOLIC CEMETERY, WEYERHAEUSER, WI