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Vernon R. Barnes Collection

Vernon R. Barnes Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Vernon R. Barnes
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
OH
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
321st Engineer Combat Battalion, 96th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio; Camp Hood, Texas; Fort Ord, California; Seattle, Washington; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Special duties/highlights/achievements include: "clear minefields, build bridges."

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Chris Rich
Contributor:
Tracey McCullough
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Clermont County Public Library (CCPL)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/67319
Subjects:
Barnes, Vernon R.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Vernon R. Barnes Collection
(AFC/2001/001/67319), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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