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  PFC Lloyd Kelly Brooks    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"



Item 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, PFC Lloyd Kelly Brooks, who died in the service of his country on February 16th, 1953 in Korea. The cause of death was listed as Jeep Accident. At the time of his death Lloyd was 26 years of age. He was from South Charleston, West Virginia.

The decorations earned by PFC Lloyd Kelly Brooks 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.


Private First Class Brooks was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He lost control of his jeep on a sharp curve and fractured his skull. He was evacuated to the 44th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) where he died on February 16, 1953. Private First Class Brooks was awarded 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.

BURIAL LOCATION

CUNNINGHAM MEMORIAL PARK, SAINT ALBANS, WV