35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  2LT William Robert Bray    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"

Alpha Company
1st Battalion
35th Infantry Regiment

Vietnam 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 Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal

The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, 2LT William Robert Bray, who died in the service of his country on October 9th, 1967 in Quang Tin Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms/AW. At the time of his death William was 25 years of age. He was from Burlington, North Carolina. William is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 27E, Line 79.

The decorations earned by 2LT William Robert Bray include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.

William is buried in the Person Memorial Park in Roxboro,NC

Graduate: Walter M. Williams High School, Burlington, NC and Elon College, Elon, North Carolina.