35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association


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  SGT Richard Charles Toffton    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"



King 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 Richard Charles Toffton, 13016608, who died in the service of his country on April 4th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Richard was 25 years of age. He was from Norfolk, Virginia.

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


Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA

Richard was also wounded in February 1945; ankle fragmentation wound.