John Richard Barnett

Korean War
Service #18332735
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathMarch 16 1951
Bronze Star
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
United Nations Service Medal
For his leadership and valor, Private First Class Barnett was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Private First Class Barnett was a medic with the Heavy Weapons Company, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while tending his wounded comrades during "Operation Ripper" to contain Seoul, South Korea on March 16, 1951.