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"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
"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 Roberts Paton Burrows, who died in the service of his country on October 14th, 1970 in Phuoc Long Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as ground casualty. At the time of his death Roberts was 25 years of age. He was from Denton, Maryland. Roberts' Military Occupation Specialty was 11F40, Infantry Operations And Intelligence Specialist.Roberts is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 37W, Line 134.
SSG Burrows was a Cacti soldier in the 1st BN Recon Platoon in 1966/67. He was assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division on 08/04/1969. It has been told that this was his fourth continuous tour.