Thomas Earl Barger was born in Martel, Tennessee, the son of William Frank Barger and Callie L Morton. He married Kathleen Marie Clotfelter in July 1942.

Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Thomas Earl Barger seved on the U.S.S. Birmingham (CL62). He died on 24 October 1944 and was Buried at Sea. He is listed on the Tablets of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines.

  • Rank: Electricians Mate 2c
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 September 1919
  • Date of death: 24 October 1944
  • County: Loudon
  • Hometown: Martel
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Birmingham (CL62)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
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