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"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
"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 Emory Stephen Cannon, who died in the service of his country on January 11th, 1968 in Quang Tin Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Accidental Self-Destruction (Dud Mortar Exploded). At the time of his death Emory was 21 years of age. He was from Plant City, Florida. Emory is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 34E, Line 28.
Emory was in the weapons platoon. At LZ Baldy, he was carrying a mortar illumination round when it detonated for unknown reasons. Emory was awarded an ARCOM for Merit.