35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  1LT Fred C. Griego    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"

Dog 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, 1LT Fred C. Griego, 20126697, who died in the service of his country on January 10th, 1943 in Guadalcanal. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Fred was 26 years of age. He was from New Haven, Connecticut.

The decorations earned by 1LT Fred C. Griego include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

Fred was a pressman in Civilian life and was single
He is buried in the Manila American Cemetery