35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Raymond Beam    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"

Alpha Company
1st Battalion
35th Infantry Regiment

Vietnam 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 Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal

The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Raymond Beam, who died in the service of his country on September 13th, 1968 in Pleiku Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Multi-Frag. At the time of his death Raymond was 24 years of age. He was from Chatsworth, Georgia. Raymond is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 44W, Line 45.

The decorations earned by PFC Raymond Beam include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.

Raymond is buried in the Robinson-Kilgore Cemetery, Chatsworth, GA