Tuesday, August 30, 2016

2LT Frank Vernon Barnett

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

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