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First Name: Carl

Last Name: Barnett

Birthplace: Grant, NE, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Eugene

Date of Birth: 14 May 1949

Date of Death: 01 April 1970

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
Carl Eugene Barnett

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Carl Eugene Barnett
Corporal, U.S. Army

Carl Eugene Barnett was born on 14 May 1949 in Grant, NE.

On 1 April 1970, Private First Class Carl Eugene Barnett was serving as an infantryman with B Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PFC Barnes was killed in action by small arms fire. He received a posthumous promotion to Corporal.

Medals, Awards and Badge

Bronze Star Medal (Merit)
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge


The name Carl E Barnett is inscribed on Panel W12 Line 66 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Death and Burial

Corporal Carl Eugene Barnett died on 1 April 1970 in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam. He is buried at Fairview Cemetery in Grant, Perkins County, NE.

Honoree ID: 3410   Created by: MHOH




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