2LT Frank Vernon Barnett was born 14 Oct 1917 in El Campo, Texas to Edgar E and Sophia Wilhemenia (Metzger) Barnett. His father worked or operated a tractor company before the depression and later they farmed, mostly cotton. His mother had been born in Germany.
After entering the service and attending OCS, Frank was assigned to K Company 116th Infantry on 16 Aug 1944 where he served as a platoon leader. He was killed in action on 30 Aug 1944.
2LT Barnett is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.