35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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   Joseph Marion Pleban    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, Joseph Marion Pleban, 31042427, who died in the service of his country on February 4th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Joseph was 28 years of age. He was from Fairfield County, Connecticut.

The decorations earned by Joseph Marion Pleban include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

Saint Michaels Cemetery
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA