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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 Gene Francis Klos, ER57504977, who died in the service of his country on March 7th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Gene was 20 years of age. He was from Castlewood, South Dakota. Gene's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.
Private First Class Klos was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on February 8, 1951 and returned to duty on March 3, 1951. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on March 7, 1951. Private First Class Klos was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's 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.