35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  PFC Newton Russell Willis    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"



Baker 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 Newton Russell Willis, who died in the service of his country on April 15th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Newton was 24 years of age. He was from Gallatin, Tennessee.

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


Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial