35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  2LT Clarence C. Lovejoy    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"

Fox 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, 2LT Clarence C. Lovejoy, O-442274, who died in the service of his country on January 27th, 1943 in Guadalcanal. The cause of death was listed as KIA. He was from Dade City, Florida.

The decorations earned by 2LT Clarence C. Lovejoy include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

Clarence is buried in the Punchbowl in Honolulu.Plot C, Row O, Grave 235.

Clarence attended the University of Tampa 1940-42.