William Barnes

Gunnery Sergeant William Barnes

Contributed by Braeden Miller
Mentored by Mr. Chris Pierangeli
Central Bucks High School East
2020-2021
Unit:

5th Marine Division, 1st Marine Raider Battalion, Reconnaissance Battalion

Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number: 318200
Date of Birth: March 12, 1920
Entered the Military: August 25, 1941
Date of Death: February 23, 1945
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Place of Death: Pacific Ocean near Iwo Jima
Award(s): Navy Cross, Purple Heart
Cemetery: Court Two, Courts of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu Hawai’i

Early Life

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Homefront

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Military Experience

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Eulogy

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Reflection

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