Barnes, John Henry, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 11B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Private First Class

One Overseas Service Bar

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
St Louis
Last Address
St Louis

Casualty Date
Nov 12, 1967
Hostile, Died while Missing
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Kontum (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - St. Louis, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
29E 080

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
173rd Airborne Brigade 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1966-1967, 173rd Airborne Brigade
  1967-1967, 11B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Last Name BARNES Given Names JOHN HENRY Date of Birth 19470418 04/18/1947 Service A Army Component Y Selective Service Rank PFC Private First Class Grade and posthumous promotion E3 E Service Occupation 11B1P Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY) Actual Date of Casualty 19671112 11/12/1967 Actual Date of Death 19671112 11/12/1967 Tour Date 670603 06/03/1967 Posthumous decoration Casualty Type A3 Hostile, Died While Missing Reason D Gun, Small Arms Fire Air no Air 7 Ground Casualty Body Recovered Country VS South Vietnam Province 06 Kontum Casualty Location vic Hill 823 Major command, eg division or brigade 173rd Abn Bde Company/battery/troop or similar level unit D Co Battalion or similar level unit 1st Bn Regiment, ROAD 503rd Infantry Home of Record City ST LOUIS Home of Record State Code Missouri Panel 29E Line 80 PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service 173rd Airborne Brigade Length of service 0 years His tour began on Jun 3, 1967 Casualty was on Nov 12, 1967 In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM Hostile, died while missing, GROUND CASUALTY GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE Body was recovered JOHN HENRY BARNES Army - PFC - E3 Age: 20 Race: Caucasian Sex: Male Date of Birth Apr 18, 1947 From: ST LOUIS, MO Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC Marital Status: Single
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