35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  SGT John Mekorsky    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"



Easy 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, SGT John Mekorsky, R3371197, who died in the service of his country on January 20th, 1943 in Guadalcanal. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death John was 50 years of age. He was from Marathon County, Wisconsin.

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


Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: A 973