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GYSGT Frank Allen Barnhart

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GYSGT Frank Allen Barnhart

Birth
Karns City, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Nov 1928 (aged 33)
Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Chicora, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 78064008 View Source

Frank A. BARNHART b.1895 d.1928

Navy Cross Citation:

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Sergeant Frank A. Barnhart (MCSN: 85137), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the Headquarters Company, 5th Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, A.E.F. in action near Somme-Py, France, 4 October 1918. Sergeant Barnhart left his trench several times and helped to carry wounded soldiers from the field through machine-gun and artillery fire.

(Received DSC for same action)
Action Date: 4-Oct-18
Service: Marine Corps
Rank: Sergeant
Company: Headquarters Company
Regiment: 5th Regiment (Marines)
Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

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