|Birth: ||Oct. 25, 1949|
|Death: ||Jun. 7, 1968|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
David, the son of Harold E. Barber and Lena Barber of Hayward CA, enlisted in the US Marine Corps on November 16, 1967 in Oakland CA. He arrived in Vietnam on May 1, 1968 and was assigned to Company L, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.
During Operation MAMELUKE THRUST a patrol from Company L under the OPCON (Operational Control) of the 1st Battalion in the vicinity of Hill 1062, in Hieu Duc District of Quang Nam Province was hit with a volley of sniper fire. PFC Barber was hit and killed by the hostile rifle fire.
Note: PFC, Co. L, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, United States Marine Corps. Killed in action in Vietnam. Age 18.
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Plot: Section L, Grave 28
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: G.Photographer
Record added: Jun 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14550833
His name is on the Wall at Panel 59W Line 018. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.|
Billy M. Brown
Added: Nov. 24, 2012
Added: Jul. 9, 2012
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.|
Charles A. Lewis
Added: Jul. 3, 2012
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