35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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  SFC Anthony Joseph Lanze Jr.    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"

Anti-Tank 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, SFC Anthony Joseph Lanze Jr., who died in the service of his country on July 29th, 1952 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Drowned. At the time of his death Anthony was 24 years of age. He was from Hyde Park, Massachusetts.

The decorations earned by SFC Anthony Joseph Lanze Jr. 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.

Sergeant First Class Lanze was a member of the Medium Tank Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. On July 29, 1952 as he was crossing a stream in the Mundung-ni Valley, North Korea, he was swept away and drowned. Sergeant First Class Lanze was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.