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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 William Jerome Hemskey, who died in the service of his country on April 15th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as Other Causes (Non Hostile). At the time of his death William was 19 years of age. He was from Chicago, Illinois.
Private First Class Hemskey was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He died of other causes on April 15, 1951 at the 8055th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. Private First Class Hemskey was awarded the Combat Infantrymans 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.