Barnes, Donald Joseph, EOCS

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Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
EO-0000-Equipment Operator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Equipment Operator
Primary Unit
1967-1967, EO-0000, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 (NMCB 11)
Service Years
1953 - 1967
EO-Equipment Operator
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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
Philadelphia, PA

Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
21E 060 / Section 12, Grave: 1525

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Sea Bees Badge


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 Duty Stations
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 (NMCB 11)
  1967-1967, EO-0000, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 (NMCB 11)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 16, 2012, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Barnes, 35, was in the first day of his second tour of Viet Nam when he was killed on June 6, 1967 in Khe Sanh. The Navy equipment operator had written his family that he was looking forward to getting "into the field" with his unit, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Eleven. The 15- year Navy veteran had been tagged as a future teacher in the 1949 John Bartram High School yearbook, and indeed he worked as an instructor in Mobile Construction Battalion 6, a successor unit to the old Navy Seabees of World War II. He was survived by his wife, two sons, three daughters, parents, two brothers and two sisters.
   
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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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