Barnett, Donald Norman, SN

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Last Rank
Seaman
Last Primary NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman
Primary Unit
1951-1951, SN-0000, USS Hyman (DD-732)
Service Years
1948 - 1951
SN-Seaman

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Harrisburgh, PA
Last Address
Harrisburg, PA

Casualty Date
Nov 24, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8 (cenotaph)

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[Official statement at memorial sites] Seaman (E3) Barnett served aboard the destroyer USS Hyman (DD-732) in Korean waters. On November 23, 1951, he was wounded when his ship was hit by enemy shore battery at Wonsan, North Korea and died on November 29, 1951. His body was not recovered.
 
[Other sources] The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency records list SN Barnett as MIA - KIA.  According to Wikipedia, the USS Hyman received only minor damage during the attack on November 24, 1951 and continued on with her missions.
 
[Assumption] SN Barnett was injured on November 24, 1951 and fell overboard. His body was not recovered so he was declared dead on November 29, 1951.
   
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Service number: 3836186

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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Date
Nov 29, 1951

Last Updated:
Sep 25, 2017
   
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Name: Donald Norman Barnett
Birth Date: 19 Aug 1931
Gender: Male
Race: White
Home City: Dauphin
Home State: Pennsylvania
Citizen Status: US
Casualty Date: 29 Nov 1951
Casualty Country: Korea
Casualty Type: DECLARED DEAD
Group: MISSING IN ACTION
Service Branch: US Navy
Rank: Seaman
Previous Detail: NO REMAINS FOUND
Disposed Date: 29 Nov 1951
Organization: USS HYMAN DD 732
Service Occupation: SEAMAN

   
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