35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  SSG Edward Otho Capps    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"

How 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, SSG Edward Otho Capps, 6361199, who died in the service of his country on January 15th, 1943 in Guadalcanal. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Edward was 33 years of age. He was from North Carolina.

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

Mud Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Flat Rock
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA

He joined the Army prior to the 1930 census and in 1940 was at Fort William Davis Military Reservation, Cristobal, Panama Canal.