35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  PVT James T. McDonnell    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"



Medical 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, PVT James T. McDonnell, 39418764, who died in the service of his country on February 6th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death James was 19 years of age. He was from Sutter County, California.

The decorations earned by PVT James T. McDonnell include: the Combat Medical Badge, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.


James was a farmhand in civilian life. He was single.
He is buried in the Manila American Cemetery.