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George "Red" Barr
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1917
Brooklyn
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1967

Captain - Navigator, Crew 16 Doolittle's Raiders

Graduated Younkers High School, Younkers, New York. Entered service on February 10, 1941. Completed training as a navigator and commissioned a Second Lieutenant at Pendleton, Oregon on December 6, 1941. Earned BA degree from Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin and MA from Columbia University, New York, NY. Was prisoner of war of Japanese from April, 1942 until August 1945. Retired for physical disability on September 16, 1947. Decorations include Distinguished Flying Cross, Chinese Breast Order of Pao Ting. Was employed as a Management Analyst for the U.S. Army.



 
 
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 Spouse:
  Marcine Jane Andersen Barr (1920 - 2007)*
 
 Children:
  Jeffrey Town Barr (1950 - 1995)*
 
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Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Ashland
Ashland County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section C Lot 95
 
Maintained by: Russ Jacobs
Originally Created by: Loren Bender
Record added: Sep 03, 2009
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