35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  CPL Edward R. Biittig    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"



Charlie 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, CPL Edward R. Biittig, 33171380, who died in the service of his country on September 10th, 1943 in Vella Lavella, Kokolope Bay. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Edward was 31 years of age. He was from Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

The decorations earned by CPL Edward R. Biittig include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.


Edward was single and in the construction trades in civilian life.

Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines