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  SFC Rollyn E. Palm    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 Rollyn E. Palm, NG27342645, who died in the service of his country on October 6th, 1951 in Kumgong-Ni, North Korea. The cause of death was listed as MIA to KIA. At the time of his death Rollyn was 21 years of age. He was from Stillwater, Minnesota. Rollyn's Military Occupation Specialty was 1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader.

The decorations earned by SFC Rollyn E. Palm 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 Palm was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while attacking the enemy on a hill near Kumgong-ni, North Korea by an enemy mortar fragment on October 6, 1951. Sergeant First Class Palm was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's 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.