35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Lyle E. Fitch    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, PFC Lyle E. Fitch, 37112665, who died in the service of his country on May 15th, 1945 in Luzon, The Philippines. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Lyle was 27 years of age. He was from Algona, Iowa.

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

East Lawn Cemetery
Kossuth County
Iowa, USA

Lyle was the son of Mrs. Rosa H Hansen of rural Algona.

Lyle was killed in perimeter 200 yards east of Balete Pass.