|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1949|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 22, 1969|
Quang Tri, Vietnam
MOS:M60 Machine Gunner
John was born in Staten Island,NY.He enlisted in the Marines 18 October 1967,in Brooklyn, NY.
He arrived in Vietnam 1 April 1968 and was assigned to Kilo Company,3rd Battalion,27th Marines.
Later was transferred to Echo Company,2nd
Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine
Division,when the 27th Marines departed Vietnam.
John and Pvt Walter Green Jr of Baltimore,MD
had been transferred from the 27th Marines to Echo Company.
They both died the same day,as a result of
multiple fragmentaion wounds to the body from an enemy rocket propelled grenade,4 kilometers southeast of LZ Torch,and 19 kilo
-meters south southeast of Khe Sanh Airfield, near the Laotian border,Operation Dewey Canyon.
John was single and served his country for 1
year,5 months and 4 days.KIA#39,472.He had been in Vietnam for 11 months and 21 days.
John was 19 years,11 months and 7 days old.
Survived by his parents;John & Anna Barca Sr,
and his 3 brothers;Ray,Ronald and Wayne of
20 La Salle St,Staten Island,NY.
Panel 28W Line 008
Saint Peters Cemetery
West New Brighton
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Dec 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23521963
Freedom is never free. It comes at a great price. Thank you for your service. RIP John.|
Added: Apr. 22, 2014
John, was with you that day not far away and medivac'd out with you and Walter. Thanks for being my Bro. looking forward to seeing you again!Bill Semper Fi...you will never be forgotten on my watch!|
Added: Jul. 31, 2013
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