Wednesday, August 3, 2016
PVT Ernest W. LaBarge
Ernest completed basic training and was sent to Europe where he was transferred from the replacement depot to A Company 116th Infantry on 17 Jul 1944. He died of wounds on 3 Aug 1944. There is a note that his initial wounds were not reported.
PVT LaBarge was repatriated in 1949 and was buried in Oakview Cemetery in Royal Oak, Michigan.
His brothers, Eugene Francis LaBarge and Edward John LaBarge Jr, served in the Navy.