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Lieut Worth Henley Barber
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Birth: May 20, 1925
Winston-Salem
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1951, North Korea

2LT Worth Henley Barber
Distinguished Service Cross
38th Inf. Regt.
US Army
Killed in Action
Enlistment: Winston Salem NC
Battle zone: Pangmang-Ni
Burial: Forsyth Memorial Park, Winston Salem, NC

Second Lieutenant Barber was a member of the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 25, 1951.

Observing one of his men fall wounded on exposed terrain, Lieutenant Barber raced through the enemy fire and carried the man to cover and then moved to the forefront of his troops to continue directing an attack. The attack bogged down and he withdrew his team. After leading his men to safety, Lieutenant Barber voluntarily returned to the fire-swept area to assure himself that all of his men had fallen back. He was killed by artillery.
 
 
Burial:
Forsyth Memorial Park Cemetery
Winston-Salem
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth
Record added: Jun 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112246879
Lieut Worth Henley Barber
Added by: Elizabeth
 
Lieut Worth Henley Barber
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In thankful memory of a Vet.
- R. Watson
 Added: Jul. 17, 2013

- Elizabeth
 Added: Jun. 13, 2013
 
 
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