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Lieut Christopher W. Barnett

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Lieut Christopher W. Barnett

  • Birth 2 Nov 1972 Baker, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 23 Dec 2004 Baghdad, Iraq
  • Burial Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Plot Garden of Valor
  • Memorial ID 10202375

Lt. Barnett, who was assigned to the Louisiana Army National Guard, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, was on patrol on the outskirts of Baghdad in the early morning hours of Dec. 23 when he was killed by a roadside bomb. Christopher was due for promotion in May 2005, but was promoted posthumously to first lieutenant Dec. 25, 2004.

He was the first Louisiana National Guardsman killed while on duty in Iraq.

Christopher is survived by his wife, Amanda, his parents, Robert and Judy Barnett, his brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Kim Barnett, his niece, Kaleigh, and two nephews, Micah and Nathan, his uncle, Robert Robertson ,paternal grandfather, David Barnett; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James and Josephine Robertson; and paternal grandmother, Dorothy Hunt.


  • Created by: Voixloup
  • Added: 1 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10202375
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Christopher W. Barnett (2 Nov 1972–23 Dec 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10202375, citing Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Voixloup (contributor 46617463) .