Dwight M. Barney

Ohio State University, 1932.

NAME
Dwight Marvin Barney
NICKNAME
MCSN
263132
HOME OF RECORD
701½ Eldridge Court, Flint, MI
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Barney
DATE OF BIRTH
September 9, 1909
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
January 3, 1938
DATE OF LOSS
March 1, 1942
REGION
Java Sea
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Indonesia / Sunda Strait
CASUALTY TYPE
MIA (Declared Dead)
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Houston
DUTY
Quartermaster
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Sergeant Barney was last known to be aboard the USS Houston when she was sunk during the Battle of Sunda Strait.
He was declared dead on 19 December, 1945
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Sergeant
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

Biography:
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Articles and Records:

The Mansfied, OH News-Journal, 20 March 1942.

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