35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  SSG Cecil Herbert Phillips    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"



Mike 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 Cecil Herbert Phillips, 39308206, who died in the service of his country on May 22nd, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Cecil was 33 years of age. He was from Franklin, Oregon.

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


Cecil enlisted at the age of 30 on 04/17/42. He was lumberjack for Booth Kelly Lumber Company.

He is buried in Franklin Cemetery, Lane County, Oregon.