35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  PVT Leo Edward Osborne    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"



Love 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 Leo Edward Osborne, 36909874, who died in the service of his country on May 8th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Leo was 18 years of age. He was from Bureau, Illinois.

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


Leo worked for Chicago Bridge Iron Company prior to entering service on 8 August 1944.

Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Bureau
Bureau County
Illinois, USA