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First Name: Edmund

Last Name: Barnum

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: IL
Middle Name: Maginnis

Date of Birth: 1892

Date of Death: 27 October 1943

Rank: Colonel

Years Served:
Edmund Maginnis Barnum

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Major Edmund Maginnis Barnum graduated from the Command and General Staff School on 19 June 1931. During World War II, in 1942 Colonel Barnum served as Chief of Army Exchange Service in the Headquarters, Services of Supply, in the European Theater of Operations.

He was awarded the Legion of Merit.

Death and Burial

Colonel Edmund Maginnis Barnum died on 27 October 1943 and is buried at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial in Coton, Cambridgeshire, England, in Plot F, Row 4, Grave 35.

Honoree ID: 54409   Created by: MHOH




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