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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, CPL William Arden Meyers, US55061822, who died in the service of his country on September 9th, 1951 in Hills 717-682, North Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death William was 22 years of age. He was from Oblong, Illinois. William's Military Occupation Specialty was 4812-Heavy Weapons Infantryman.
Corporal Meyers was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on September 9, 1951. Corporal Meyers was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.