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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, SFC James Chadwell Slemp, RA13165068, who died in the service of his country on March 29th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death James was 21 years of age. He was from Big Stone Gap, Virginia. James' Military Occupation Specialty was 1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader.
Sergeant First Class Slemp was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on March 29, 1951. Sergeant First Class Slemp was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal. He was known as "Jake"