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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 Robert Harvey Reinke, who died in the service of his country on March 21st, 1967 in Kontum Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms/AW. At the time of his death Robert was 20 years of age. He was from Appleton, Wisconsin. Robert is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 17E, Line 12.
Bob and I didn't hit it off too well when we first met at Appleton High West. He thought I was flirting with his girlfriend. At a YMCA dance, he asked me to go outside and 'settle' the matter. We went outside, but nothing happened. We actually became friends after that. I really liked Bob. When you got past that tough exterior, he was really a very nice person, with a great sense of humor. He went out of his way after the YMCA incident to be nice to me.