35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  Tech5 Howard Walter Jordan    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"

Unknown Company
35th Infantry Regiment
World War II

"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, Tech5 Howard Walter Jordan, 13054414, who died in the service of his country on January 10th, 1943 in Guadalcanal. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Howard was 22 years of age. He was from Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.

The decorations earned by Tech5 Howard Walter Jordan include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

Forest Hills Memorial Park
Huntington Valley
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA

Howard Jordan lived with his parents at 430 Hillside Avenue, Jenkintown, Montgomery County, PA. He was a graduate of the Jenkintown High School and the State Teachers College at West Chester. He resigned from his position as a teacher in New Hope to enlist in the Army.