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  BARFIELD, James

Rank:

Aviation Machinist's Mate 2c

 

 

Service Branch:

U.S. Navy

Service Number:

5524286

Division:

 

Ship:

 

Company:

 

Function:

 

Status:

Killed in Action

Date of death:

October 30, 1944

Place of death:

 

Age at death:

19

Awards:

Purple Heart

Burial 1:

Unknown - lost at sea

Burial 2:

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Philippines

Grave number:

Tablets of the Missing

Cenotaph:


Born:

1925

Hometown:

Dillon, South Carolina

Family:

Parents:
Jessie B. Barfield (1900 - 1960)
Lena Tyner Barfield (1900 - 1961)

Spouse:


Children:


Siblings:


Additional information:

Next of kin (1940s): Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Barfield, Jr., Box 355, Dillon, South Carolina

 


Research by: Victoria Proctor, genealogist

Sources: Dillon County War Memorial, NARA, American Battle Monuments Commission, The Dillon Herald November 16, 1944, November 30, 1944 issues (report of death) and August 23, 1945 issue (memorial services at Church of God, Dillon, SC)

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