Floyd W. Barron

NAME
Floyd Wesley Barron
NICKNAME
Wesley
MCSN
312365
HOME OF RECORD
Lille, LA
NEXT OF KIN
Father, Mr. John A. Barron
DATE OF BIRTH
November 7, 1917
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
June 3, 1941
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
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Private Barron 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
Private
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
MEMORIALS
Spearsville Cemetery, Spearsville, LA
Manila American Cemetery

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“Wesley” Barron before the war. Photo found on Ancestry.com

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