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Pvt Gernie P. Barnhill
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1912
Death: Mar. 3, 1945
Iwo Jima
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

He died in the battle of Iwo Jima and was the winner of the Silver Star and the Purple Heart. He was inducted into the service and sent to Parris Island to receive his basic training in June of 1944. From there he was sent to Little river, N.C. from where he embarked for overseas duty. On Christmas day 1944 he was at Pearl Harbor and later went into combat on Iwo Jima with the Fourth Marine Division. He was killed by fragments of an enemy mortar shell while taking part in an attack upon enemy positions.

He was the son of Dudley J. Barnhill.

Thanks

John

 
 
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 Parents:
  Dudley Joseph Barnhill (1880 - 1955)
  Sarah Clara Bullard Barnhill (1884 - 1957)
 
 Siblings:
  Archie Eason Barnhill (1902 - 1972)*
  Myrtle White Barnhill Collins (1905 - 1935)*
  Oake Bullard Barnhill (1910 - 1942)*
  Gernie P. Barnhill (1912 - 1945)
  William Council Barnhill (1913 - 1966)*
  Elmira Barnhill Pope (1915 - 2002)*
  Rupert Liston Barnhill (1918 - 1974)*
  Dudley Joseph Barnhill (1923 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Latin Cross/Gernie P Barnhill/South Carolina/PVT 24 Marines 4 Marine Division/Feb 27 1927 March 3 1945
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery
Georgetown County
South Carolina, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 33.68023, -79.36655
 
Created by: Patti Yourko Burns
Record added: Feb 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47522056
Pvt Gernie P. Barnhill
Added by: Patti Yourko Burns
 
Pvt Gernie P. Barnhill
Added by: Patti Yourko Burns
 
Pvt Gernie P. Barnhill
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- bob tarte
 Added: Apr. 27, 2016
 
 
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