Walter Edward Barr

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  • Name: Walter Edward Barr
  • Location of Birth: Aitkin, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 15, 1909
  • Date of Death: December 26, 1966 (57 years old)
  • Parents: George Barr and Adelade (Seeley) Barr
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  • Highest Rank: MMI (Machinist's Mate 1st Class Petty Officer)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: October 30, 1943 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: November 24, 1945 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Walter Edward Barr
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 31
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: September 15, 1909
    Birth Place: Aitkin, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Unemployed
    Height: 5' 7"
    Weight: 145
    Complexion: Dark
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Mildred L. Barr (wife)

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Walter Barr had been an Itasca County resident for 30 years and had been employed as a heavy equipment operator for Pickands Mather & Company. He was a member of the VFW and Eagles in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Survivors are his step-father, Louis Larson; his wife, Mildred; daughter Addie Maude; and a sister, Mrs. Howard Perkins.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-46-3-0)

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