35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PVT Louis Owen Theuerl    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"

Fox 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, PVT Louis Owen Theuerl, 33142875, who died in the service of his country on January 15th, 1943 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Louis was 37 years of age. He was from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.

The decorations earned by PVT Louis Owen Theuerl include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

From the Beaver County Times May 2/8, 1943:

Pvt. Louis O. Theuerl, killed in the Pacific, in January 1943, is believed to be first from Beaver Falls to be killed in action as brother Frank O. Theuerl receives Purple Heart Medal.

Family links:
Joseph Theuerl (1864 - 1937)
Katarina Holler Theuerl (1866 - 1932)
Saint Marys Roman Catholic Cemetery
Ford City
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA