Ovid William Barrett

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 09/17/1944



Ovid W. Barrett was born in Ohio County, Kentucky on September 23, 1910. He was drafted into the Army
on January 8, 1944 at Los Angeles, California. His home of residence was listed as Los Angeles, California,
and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled Machine Shop And Related Occupations. He had
completed four years of High School and was married. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Barrett was killed in action in Germany on September 17, 1944, during the 22nd Infantry's
first penetration into Germany.



Ovid W. Barrett was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Hamm Cemetery, Hamm, Luxembourg and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Kentucky.

Liberty Cemetery
Beaver Dam
Ohio County


Grave monument for Ovid W. Barrett

Photo by Carol Kaye from the Find A Grave website












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