35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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  SSG Ernst Adolph Sandersfeld    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"

Charlie 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, SSG Ernst Adolph Sandersfeld, who died in the service of his country on March 9th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Ernst was 27 years of age. He was from Homestead, Iowa.

The decorations earned by SSG Ernst Adolph Sandersfeld 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
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines