Barnes, Merrill, SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
94B40-Food Service Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 94B40, 2nd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment/B Company
Service Years
1942 - 1969

Sergeant First Class

Nine Service Stripes

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Colonial Heights, VA
Last Address
Colonial Heights, VA

Casualty Date
May 26, 1969
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Killeen Memorial Park - Killeen, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24W 109

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar


 Unit Assignments
Army Garrisons8th Army2nd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1943-1944, 060, USAG Baumholder, Germany
  1950-1951, 3060, 8th Army/Korean Support Command
  1969-1969, 94B40, 2nd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment/B Company
  1969-1969, 94B40, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SVCREC is sketchy and hard to follow, but Awards and Decs show Korean War, WW2, Korean Defense Medal and Marksmanship awards. See headstone as well. Short Tours for Korean War(2), Korea Defense 1960(2), Germany Occupation (2).
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