35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Andreas B. Mein    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, PFC Andreas B. Mein, 37660533, who died in the service of his country on April 27th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Andreas was 21 years of age. He was from Ida County, Iowa.

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

Andreas is buried in the Manila American Cemetery but also has an "In memory" stone in the Ida, Iowa Cemetery.
He was single.

Andreas was a Scout with 3rd Platoon, Fox Company