World War II
BARNES, BILLY JAMES
Private, First Class, U. S. Army. Home address: Mountain Park, Kiowa County. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Barnes, Parents, Mountain Park. Born July 29, 1922. Enlisted May 13, 1942. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Graduated from Mountain Park High School in May, 1940. Awarded Rifle and Grenade medals. Served as Paratrooper, 82nd Airborne Division, and entered Normandy on D-Day. Died June 13, 1944, in action in Normandy, France.
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