35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Patrick E. Whalen    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"

Item 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 Patrick E. Whalen, 39209376, 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 Patrick was 21 years of age. He was from Washington.

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

Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Section B Site 491

Patrick worked for NEC and drafted/enlisted 11 Jun 1943.