PFC Charles G. Haitz
In memory of our fallen brother
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, PFC Charles G. Haitz, ER12283318, who died in the service of his country on May 25th, 1951 in Uijongbu, South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Charles was 19 years of age. He was from Rochester, New York. Charles' Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.
The decorations earned by PFC Charles G. Haitz 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.
Private First Class Haitz was a rifleman with the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while counterattacking the retreating Chinese east of Uijongbu, South Korea on May 25, 1951. Private First Class Haitz 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.
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: Section NO13, Lot VET, Grave No. 699