35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  SGT Donald Dupray Craft    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"



Mike 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 Donald Dupray Craft, RA44047498, who died in the service of his country on November 28th, 1950 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Captured - KIA. At the time of his death Donald was 24 years of age. He was from Forrest County, Mississippi. Donald's Military Occupation Specialty was 2812-Heavy Weapons Infantry Leader.

The decorations earned by SGT Donald Dupray Craft 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 Craft was a member of the 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion attached to Mike Company, 35th Infantry. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Sergeant First Class Craft was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.