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"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"
The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, SGT James Erman Sumners, NG24512172, who died in the service of his country on October 25th, 1951 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as MIA to KIA. At the time of his death James was 23 years of age. He was from Birmingham, Alabama. James' Military Occupation Specialty was 1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader.
Comments: Sergeant Sumners was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 25, 1951. Original records showed casualty date of October 27, 1951, but Victor H. Gibbons confirms October 25, 1951. Gibbons help carry SGT Sumners off the hill on October 27, 1951. Born Coosa County, Alabama.