Clarence Edward Barnes

Military Data
Length Service 04
Unit B CO, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry,  1st Infantry Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 20 December 1965
Incident Date 11 April 1966
Casualty Date 11 April 1966
Age at Loss 22
Location Province not reported, South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

Vietnam Wall Panel 06E Line 097

Roane Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Rockwood, Roane County,  Tennessee, USA

Judith Pitcock
A Brother, A Friend

Dear brother, you, are sadly missed and the hurt, never goes away after all, these years. I have to only shut, my eyes and remember, running, through the woods, play and following, in your foot steps. We hear, of War and a brother, is off. At eighteen, I could not understand, why, he had, to go to this war, that to me was unknown. As I read his letter, on this cold and lonely day. I can still see him, as he went away. I can not imagine, the dangers and heartaches, that he went through. I can not understand, at eighteen. As I look up to heaven, I think, that not only did I, lose a brother, I lost a friend. I said goodbye, forever at eighteen. by Judith Pitcock and daughter, Delenia
Wednesday, September 18, 2002

Joyce Epperson
My husband, was with you, that day
Battle, of Xa Cam, MY–Mudsoldiers
Words, will never be able to describe, what you and the other 134, men, went through, that Easter weekend, 40, miles east, of Saigon, near the Michelin, Rubber Plantation, while we were out, on Operation Abilene. We lost 39, that day, 80, casualties, only 26, or 27, on April 12, went back to base, without the rest. The website, in all of your honor is located, at the link above, which tells the story of all of you, who served, in Charlie, Company, 1st, Division, 2nd, Battalion, 16th, Infantry, RANGERS. Charlie, Company, aka., The Mudsoldiers.
Jun 15, 2007

Amy Howlett
29055 Herbert Madison Heights MI 48071 US
Thinking of all Heroes
As this memorial day passed I was thinking of soldiers and I heard the traveling Wall ws nearby. I wanted to come see it and I remembered my Pa telling me of his brother Clarence who died in Vietnam. Even though we never met, I knew enough info to find you page. In the few times my PaOtto has talked of you, I knew he had happy memories. So writing this it feels like I’m talking to you. I just wanted you to know that today, I am thinking of you and your sacrafice for all our freedoms. *Soldiers are angels*-Amy Barnes-Howlett
May 29, 2007

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 August 1943
  • Date of death: 11 April 1966
  • County: Morgan
  • Hometown: Harriman
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Roane Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Rockwood, Roane County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Top Panel
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