Barker, Paul Leroy, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 11B10, D Company, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Private First Class

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
South Paris, ME
Last Address
South Paris, ME

Casualty Date
May 03, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Norway Pine Grove Cemetery - Paris, Maine
Wall/Plot Coordinates
54E 023/Range 2 Section 3 lot 52A

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
196th Infantry Brigade (Light) 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry
  1968-1968, 11B10, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1968-1968, 11B10, D Company, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Operation Delaware/Battle of Nhi Ha
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Paul was my second cousin. I remember my mom telling me about their days as kids. Family get-togethers. She said Paul was always very shy, but always smiling. She thought the Army would be a good place for him to come out of his shell. I knew he was heading to Vietnam but as a child it didn't sink in that he would not come home alive. .He was killed after only twenty-nine days "In Country." Rest In Peace Cousin, We Remember.

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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