35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  PVT John Jaedzejer    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"



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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, PVT John Jaedzejer, 36127303, who died in the service of his country on January 18th, 1943 in Guadalcanal. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death John was 27 years of age. He was from Wayne County, Michigan.

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


John worked with finished lumber products in civilian life. He was married.
John is buried in the Punchbowl in Honolulu