Floyd W. Barron

NAME
Floyd Wesley Barron
NICKNAME
Wesley
SERVICE NUMBER
312365
UNIT
Marine Detachment
USS Houston
HOME OF RECORD
Lillie, LA
NEXT OF KIN
Father, Mr. John A. Barron
DATE OF BIRTH
November 7, 1917
ENTERED SERVICE
June 3, 1941
DATE OF LOSS
March 1, 1942
REGION
Java Sea
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Sunda Strait
CASUALTY TYPE
Missing In Action
Declared Dead December 15, 1945
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Private Floyd W. Barron was a member of the Marine detachment aboard the cruiser USS Houston. He was last seen aboard his ship on 1 March 1942, when she was sunk in the battle of Sunda Strait.

Barron’s body was never found, and he was officially declared dead on 15 December 1945.

INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private
STATUS OF REMAINS
Lost at sea
MEMORIALS
Spearsville Cemetery, Spearsville, LA
Manila American Cemetery

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