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Marion Shelton Barnette

Technician, Fourth Grade, Army

Born: February 19, 1920
Hometown: Richmond City
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 22, 1945
Died In: Gereonsweiler, Germany

Technician Fourth Grade Barnette served with the 327th Engineers Combat Battalion, 102nd Infantry Division. He is buried in Salem Church, Studley, Virginia. Before the war, he was employed as a carpenter with Laburnum Construction Company.

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