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Corp Wilson Brundage Barker, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1922
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1944, France

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Wilson was a graduate of Science Hill High School, Class of 1940. He completed one year of college prior to enlisting in the United States Army on 8 August 1942 in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee. He was working in the manufacture of automobiles there.

Wilson was assigned to the 134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division. He landed on Omaha Beach with his unit on 7 June 1944 and participated in three unit campaigns: Normandy, Northern France and Rhineland. It was during the Rhineland campaign near Morhange, France that Wilson was Killed in Action. He was 22 years old and received the Purple Heart.

Wilson was the son of Wilson Brundage Barker Sr and Glennie Irene Pence.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Wilson Brundage Barker (1894 - 1978)
  Glennie Irene Pence Barker (1890 - 1971)
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Barker (1918 - 1918)*
  Ruth Adda Lene Barker Moody (1920 - 2003)*
  Wilson Brundage Barker (1922 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial
Saint-Avold
Departement de la Moselle
Lorraine, France
Plot: J, Row 45, Grave 31
 
Maintained by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (...
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56652461
Corp Wilson Brundage Barker, Jr
Added by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
 
Corp Wilson Brundage Barker, Jr
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Corp Wilson Brundage Barker, Jr
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