A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Saturday, February 25, 2017
PVT William C. Barnes
PVT William C. Barnes was born about 1925 in Michigan to Charles Henry and Alta Ferrol (Collingwood) Barnes. His father was working as a truck driver.
After entering the service William was sent overseas and on 9 Sep 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to B Company 116th Infantry. On 30 Sep 1944 he was wounded and evacuated to the hospital. On 18 Feb 1945 he was transferred from the replacement depot back to B Company. He was killed in action on 25 Feb 1945.