35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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  PFC Thomas Baril    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, PFC Thomas Baril, who died in the service of his country on January 10th, 1943 in Guadalcanal. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Thomas was 24 years of age. He was from Detroit, Michigan.

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

Thomas was single and a welder in civilian life.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA