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  PFC Calvin Green Taylor    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, PFC Calvin Green Taylor, 39917004, who died in the service of his country on April 29th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Calvin was 20 years of age. He was from Rigby, Idaho.

The decorations earned by PFC Calvin Green Taylor include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

Calvin worked for C.W. Taylor and Sons prior to enlistment on 5 July 1943.

Last Name: Taylor
First Name: Calvin Green
Age: 20
Gender: M
Cemetery: Rigby, Idaho
Birth Date: 20 Aug 1924
Birth Place: Proberta, California
Date Died: 29 Apr 1945
Death Place: Luzon, Philippines
Father: Curtis Wilmer Taylor
Mother: Annie Sophie Peterson
Sources: Post Register, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 1 Jun 1945, pg 1 and 27 Jun 1948, pg 10.