35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  SSG Carl Albert Kronander    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"



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 Carl Albert Kronander, 33159294, who died in the service of his country on May 3rd, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Carl was 25 years of age. He was from Monessen, Pennsylvania.

The decorations earned by SSG Carl Albert Kronander include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.


Carl is buried in the Manila American Cemetery.

Prior to the service, Carl worked for Kuosman's Hardware.