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  PFC Raul G. Garcia    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"



35th Infantry Regiment
Korean War


"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Korean Service Medal United Nations Korean Service Medal Republic of Korea War Service Medal



The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Raul G. Garcia, who died in the service of his country on September 17th, 1950 in South Korea. At the time of his death Raul was 20 years of age. He was from Jim Wells County, Texas.

The decorations earned by PFC Raul G. Garcia include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Silver Star, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Korea Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


Private First Class Garcia was apparently listed as a member of the 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team, but that unit was retired on or before September 4, 1950, and he was then assigned to 35th Infantry He was wounded by the enemy in South Korea on August 19, 1950 and returned to duty on August 23, 1950. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 17, 1950. The 29th was attached to the 19th Infantry Regiment from July 28th through September 4, 1950. Silver Star Citation Needed

Raul likely was in Item Company.

Raul G. Garcia, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 25th Infantry Division in Korea.

General Orders: Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 58 (1951)

Action Date: Korean War

Service: Army

Division: 25th Infantry Division


Battleground Korea, The Story of the 25th Infantry Division, lists PFC Raul G. Garcia with the 35th INF