35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Verlyn S. Halverson    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"

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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, PFC Verlyn S. Halverson, RA19317386, who died in the service of his country on April 24th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as MIA to KIA. At the time of his death Verlyn was 20 years of age. He was from Watonna, Minnesota. Verlyn's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Verlyn S. Halverson include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Silver Star, 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.

Verlyn enlisted 3 April 1948

Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park and Funeral Home
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Veterans Memorial Cemetery - Vimy Ridge Section