Ovid William Barrett
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Ovid W. Barrett was born in Ohio
County, Kentucky on September 23, 1910. He was drafted into the
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
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.
Grave monument for Ovid W. Barrett
Photo by Carol Kaye from the Find A Grave website
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