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PFC Richard Barella

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PFC Richard Barella

Birth
New Hartford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 11 Mar 1945 (aged 18)
Iwo Jima, Ogasawara-shichō, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Plot F, 0, 1884
Military PFC, US MARINE CORPS
Memorial ID 324012 View Source
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Son of Mr. & Mrs. Clorindo J. Barella who resided in New Hartford, Connecticut.

Richard served as a Private First Class, 3rd Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Hartford County, Connecticut prior to the war.

Richard was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of Iwo Jima during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in the Iwo Jima 3rd Division Cemetery and was later repatriated here on April 9, 1948.

Service # 547943

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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