35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  SGT L A. Porter    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"

Charlie 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, SGT L A. Porter, 34872686, who died in the service of his country on April 16th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as DOW. At the time of his death L was 20 years of age. He was from Ludlow, Mississippi.

The decorations earned by SGT L A. Porter include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

Ludlow Cemetery
Scott County
Mississippi, USA

L.A. enlisted 11 September 1943.