35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  SGT Wendell Lewis Wilson    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"

Charlie Company
2nd 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, SGT Wendell Lewis Wilson, who died in the service of his country on October 28th, 1966 in Pleiku Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms/AW. At the time of his death Wendell was 20 years of age. He was from Scottsville, Kentucky. Wendell is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 11E, Line 125.

The decorations earned by SGT Wendell Lewis Wilson 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.

Wendell is buried at New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Allen Co, KY.