35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Eddie Lee Jackson Jr.    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 Eddie Lee Jackson Jr., who died in the service of his country on November 4th, 1968 in Pleiku Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arm/AW. At the time of his death Eddie was 20 years of age. He was from Omaha, Nebraska. Eddie is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 39W, Line 17.

The decorations earned by PFC Eddie Lee Jackson Jr. include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star with V, 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.

Eddie is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, NE

Thanks to his former wife Marie for supplying the picture.