George Herbert Barkley

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 02/12/1945

 

 

George H. Barkley was born in Livingston County, New York on October 12, 1921. He enlisted in the Regular Army
for service in the Philippine Department on September 12, 1940 at Rochester, New York.
His home of residence was listed as Geneseo, Livingston County, New York. He had
completed two years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Catholic.

Staff Sergeant Barkley was killed in action in Germany during the battle for the city of Prüm
on February 12, 1945.

 

George H. Barkley's name posted in the newspaper as serving in uniform in 1943 (at the bottom).
From the
Livingston County Leader and the Livingston Democrat Wednesday June 2, 1943

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

George H. Barkley's name posted in the newspaper as Died in Service (at the bottom).
From
The Livingston Republican Genesco, New York Thursday September 20, 1945

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

 

George H. Barkley was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in New York.

George H. Barkley is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Geneseo, Livingston County, New York.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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