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Barrett, TSGT. Carlton William b. November 24, 1919 d. May 3, 1986 World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the U.S. Army at Albany, New York and served as a Private in the 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division. In the vicinity of St. Laurent-sur-Mer, France, on the morning of D-Day, June 6, 1944, he and his unit, landing in the face of extremely heavy enemy fire and was forced to wade ashore through neck-deep water. Disregarding personal danger, he returned to the surf again and again to assist his floundering comrades from drowning. In...[Read More] (Bio by: Lawrence Hildebrand) Napa Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, Napa, Napa County, California, USA