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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, SSG Thomas Dean, who died in the service of his country on October 6th, 1966 in Unknown Location, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Hepatitis. At the time of his death Thomas was 39 years of age. He was from Red Springs, North Carolina. Thomas is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 11E, Line 51.
Thomas Dean's Silver Star is related to actions during the 8/2/66 2/35th battle. He was wounded at that time and contacted hepatitis from blood transfusion.