Barron, Bryan Edward


Rank: Specialist

Unit: C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard

MOS: 11B1O – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon

Badges: Combat Infantryman‘s Badge

Date of birth: 9-Jun-1978

Hometown: Biloxi, Mississippi

Next of Kin: Married to Amanda Campbell Barron. Two daughters; Jaden Barron and Hayley West.

Campaign: Iraq

Date of casualty: 23-May-2005

Age at death: 26

Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action. Killed when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Haswa, Iraq. Four Mississippi Guardsmen were killed in this incident: Spc. Bryan Edward Barron, Spc. Audrey Daron Lunsford, Staff Sgt. Saburant Parker and Sgt. Daniel Ryan Varnado.

Location of fatality: Haswa, Iraq

Place of interment: Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

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