Barnett, Donald Norman, SN

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

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Harrisburgh, PA
Last Address
Harrisburg, PA

Casualty Date
Nov 24, 1951
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
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.

Service number: 3836186

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USS Hyman (DD-732)
  1951-1951, SN-0000, USS Hyman (DD-732)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
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  Aug 18, 1948, Enlisted in US Navy Reserves
  Nov 29, 1951, Korean War Casualties
  Nov 29, 1951, Korean War Casualty Listing
  Sep 25, 2017, War and service memorials
  Sep 25, 2017, General Photos
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