Barton, Christopher, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2010-2010, 11B10, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment/C Troop
Service Years
2008 - 2010
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom

Private First Class


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1988
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Montrose
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
May 24, 2010
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
Location of Interment
Harrisburg Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Harrisburg, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 101st Airbone Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne


 Military Association Memberships
GWOT Fallen
  2013, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment
  2010-2010, 11B10, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment/C Troop
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2001-2020 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Fort Campbell soldier killed in Afghanistan

Associated Press - May 26, 2010 12:35 PM ET

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - The military says a Fort Campbell soldier was killed in Afghanistan when his unit was attacked.

The Department of Defense announced Wednesday that 22-year-old Pfc. Christopher R. Barton, of Concord, N.C., died on Monday in Khowst province.

Barton was an infantryman to the C Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

He joined the Army in December 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell in June 2009. His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; NATO Medal; Army Service Ribbon and Weapons Qualification, M4, expert.

He is survived by his wife, Heather N. Barton and his mother, Elaine Schmiedeshoff, both of Harrisburg, N.C.

http://www.wmctv.com/Global/story.asp?S=12546478

   
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