Tuesday, December 6, 2016
SSG Charles Ross Barry
Charles was drafted March of 1943. On 15 Jun 1943 he was naturalized while assigned to D Co, 37 Infantry Training Battalion, Camp Croft, South Carolina. He was sent overseas and on 9 Aug 1944 he reported for duty to E Company 116th Infantry. On 1 Sep 1944 he was wounded, sent to hospital and dropped from the rolls. On 18 Nov he returned to the unit and on 3 Dec 1944 he was promoted to Staff Sergeant. SSG Barry was killed in action 6 Dec 1944.
SSG Barry rests forever in the Netherlands American Cemetery.