35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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  PFC Joseph Bruno Bokota    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, PFC Joseph Bruno Bokota, 36728268, who died in the service of his country on April 14th, 1945 in Luzon, The Philippines. At the time of his death Joseph was 22 years of age. He was from Niles, Illinois.

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

Saint Adalbert Catholic Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 44, Lot 224

Prior to enlistment, January 29 1943, Joseph worked for Duro Metal Pro Company.