35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PV2 Raymond Lee Hendrix    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"

HHC 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, PV2 Raymond Lee Hendrix, RA19342646, who died in the service of his country on October 24th, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Raymond was 18 years of age. He was from Monterey, California. Raymond's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PV2 Raymond Lee Hendrix 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.

Private Hendrix was a member of the HHC,3rd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on October 24, 1950. Private Hendrix 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.

Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: R, 2701

Silver Star

Citation Needed

Raymond L. Hendrix, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 25th Infantry Division in Korea.

General Orders: Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 99 (1951)

Action Date: Korean War

Service: Army

Division: 25th Infantry Division

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 9 November 1950 : Page 9

Pvt. Raymond L. Hendrix, son of Mrs. Jessie Hendrix of 1218 Goodwin street, Seaside, was reported killed in action in Korea according to Casualty List 145 issued by the department of defense today.

Born: California