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  SGT Virgil Lyle Fisher    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"



Fox 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 Virgil Lyle Fisher, RA19353858, who died in the service of his country on April 5th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Virgil was 20 years of age. He was from Seattle, Washington. Virgil's Military Occupation Specialty was 1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader.

The decorations earned by SGT Virgil Lyle Fisher 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 Fisher was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 16, 1950 and returned to duty on November 14, 1950. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on April 5, 1951. Sergeant Fisher was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, 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.

BURIAL LOCATION:EVERGREEN WASHELLI MEMORIAL PARK, SEATTLE, WA

I served with Sgt. Fisher from 6-50 to 4-51 he was my squadleader.I was with "F"Co.35th R.C.T.,2nd.Patoon.4th. squad.I was with him the day he got killed.If any member of his family wants to get in touch with me,please fell free to do so.E-Mail address wpm25thkwva@earthlink.net W.P.McCraney 2215 Helen Circle E. Bartow,Fl. 33830-7418, Bill