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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 Vernon Jay Milgate, RA12382690, who died in the service of his country on August 14th, 1952 in North Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Vernon was 21 years of age. He was from Franklinville, New York. Vernon's Military Occupation Specialty was 3666-Medical Aidman.
Private First Class Milgate was a medic with the Medical Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea on August 14, 1952. Private First Class Milgate was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical 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.