35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  SSG Francis Dillon Davis    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 Francis Dillon Davis, 37132960, who died in the service of his country on April 11th, 1945 in Luzon, The Philippines. The cause of death was listed as KIA_DOW. At the time of his death Francis was 26 years of age. He was from Redbird, Missouri.

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


Bowen Cemetery


Gasconade County

Missouri, USA

Francis died of wounds received 04/08/1945. The action occurred at Balete Pass; in perimeter three miles north of Putlan.