John J. Barrett Jr.

Korean War
Service #11151097
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathFebruary 5 1951
Bronze Star
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
For his leadership and valor, Private Barrett was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Private Barrett was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a Light Weapons Infantryman with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 5, 1951.