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  PVT Henry C. Helton    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"



George 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, PVT Henry C. Helton, 38632924, who died in the service of his country on April 17th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Henry was 26 years of age. He was from Kennard, Texas.

The decorations earned by PVT Henry C. Helton include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.


Henry is buried in Ivie Cemetery, Kennard, TX

PVT HENRY HELTON - age 26, was killed in action April
16, 1945 on Luzon. He was employed at Browns Ship
Yard as leaderman before going in Service August 9th
in 1944.

He leaves a wife and baby who are living with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jape Helton of Port Arthur,
and three sisters, Mrs. Morris Bruce of Center Point,
Mrs. Durward Hathorn of Houston and Miss Maxine Helton
of Port Arthur.

Killed by Friendly Fire from Mortars.