35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  Tech5 Harry Wilbern Sanford    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"

HHC 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, Tech5 Harry Wilbern Sanford, who died in the service of his country on March 29th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Harry was 29 years of age. He was from Chireno, Texas.

The decorations earned by Tech5 Harry Wilbern Sanford 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
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines Add to Map
L, Row 3, Grave 69

Harry was killed by a sniper in the vicinity of the 1st Bn CP.