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  SGT Robert Lee Bertram    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"



Able 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, SGT Robert Lee Bertram, RA15419493, who died in the service of his country on September 2nd, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Robert was 22 years of age. He was from Henry County, Indiana. Robert's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by SGT Robert Lee Bertram 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 Bertram was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 2, 1950. Sergeant Bertram 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.

Sergeant Bertram was killed on Barbed Wire hill when the CP was hit by an anti-tank 76mm round. He was the Communications Sergeant. The round also wounded Company Commander Sidney B Berry.

BURIAL LOCATION,SOUTH MOUND CEMETERY, NEW CASTLE, IN