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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, SP4 Curtis Earl Burkett, who died in the service of his country on February 19th, 1971 in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Drown in Dak Selo River. At the time of his death Curtis was 23 years of age. He was from England, Arkansas. Curtis is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 5W, Line 120.
Curtis served with E,2/35th from 23 June 1970 until the 2/35th went home in November 1970. He was then transferred to B Company, 123rd Aviation Bn and was with them when he died. During his time with E,2/35th, Curtis earned a Purple Heart and Bronze Star with V Device.