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  PFC Milton Adolph Lucius    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"



Able 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 Milton Adolph Lucius, 36651635, who died in the service of his country on February 8th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Milton was 21 years of age. He was from Chicago, Illinois.

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


Milton was a stretcher carrier and was shot in the neck and died from his injuries. He was the son of Adolph August Lucius and Augusta Pahl Lucius. His nickname was "Milt".

Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery and Mausoleum
Evergreen Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA