Raymond L. Barrett

NAME
Raymond Luther Barrett
NICKNAME
MCSN
234394
HOME OF RECORD
845 West 54th Street, Los Angeles, CA
NEXT OF KIN
Wife, Mrs. Adela E. Barrett
DATE OF BIRTH
September 4, 1913
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
April 16, 1936
DATE OF LOSS
May 6, 1942
REGION
Philippines
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Corregidor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
A/1/4th Marines
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Corporal Barrett participated in the defense of Corregidor. On the night of 5 May 1942, Japanese forces landed on the island and overwhelmed the Marine garrison, which surrendered at 1200 hours the following day.
Barrett was reported killed in action on 6 May 1942.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Corporal
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not Recovered.
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

Biography:
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Articles and Records:

The Los Angeles Times, 6 July 1943.

Photo Gallery:

This petition for naturalization was filed by a Nadia Barrett in 1959 – claiming a marriage to Raymond Luther Barrett while he was stationed in Shanghai.

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