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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, PV2 Neil E. Joppie, US55341474, who died in the service of his country on July 4th, 1953 in North Korea, Outpost Dagmar. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Neil was 20 years of age. He was from Vermontville, Michigan. Neil's Military Occupation Specialty was 1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader.
Private Joppie was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 4, 1953. Private Joppie was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.