35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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  PFC John Joseph Arrigo    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"

Love Company
35th Infantry Regiment
World War II

"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, PFC John Joseph Arrigo, who died in the service of his country on June 22nd, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death John was 22 years of age. He was from Sublette, Illinois.

The decorations earned by PFC John Joseph Arrigo include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial

From 3/35th Logs, "Company L in fire fight in same area they found enemy yesterday. Company L killed seven Japs and suffered one KIA and One WIA." General location was SE of Aritaop, Old Spanish Trail.

Prior to the service John worked at Geath and Goss Inc.