35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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  CPL John Joseph Manning    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"

Easy 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, CPL John Joseph Manning, who died in the service of his country on June 28th, 1953 in Towhan-Dung, North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Explosives Accident. At the time of his death John was 20 years of age. He was from Bellview County, New Jersey.

The decorations earned by CPL John Joseph Manning include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Korea Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Corporal Manning was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. On June 28, 1953 near Towhan-Dong, North Korea, he was checking a charge of dynamite when a detonating cap accidentally exploded. Corporal Manning was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.