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  PFC Vernon W. Sturdevant    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, PFC Vernon W. Sturdevant, who died in the service of his country on January 6th, 1943 in Guadalcanal. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Vernon was 21 years of age. He was from Montana.

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


Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Honolulu Honolulu County Hawaii, USA Plot: A 1040