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Barb, Joseph C., 35847680 | Flight Crew, Gunner (612) | /, / (/) | Connaughton's Crew (95), DRUNKARD'S DREAM | PAR11, SO59, FEAF CR&TC, 20 Dec 44, Cpl | KFA, 18 Jun 45, S/Sgt |
Sgt. Joseph Barb-Sgt. Joseph Barb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Barb of Parsons was killed on Mindoro, in the Philippines on June 18, 1945., just two days before his 29th birthday. He was born in Parsons on June 20, 1917, and graduated from Parsons High school in the class of 1934. At the time of his induction, Dec, 19, 1943, he was employed as book-keeper for the Gillis Motor Company. He trained at Keesler Field, Miss and was then sent to the AAF Training Center at Harlingen, Texas. He was shipped overseas from San Francisco in the early part of 1945. He is survived by his parents, his wife, the Former Lucretia Huffman and five children.