George Barr, 0-431644, Captain - Navigator, Crew 16
Graduated Younkers High School, Younkers, New York. Entered service on February 10, 1941. Completed training as a navigator and commissioned a Second Lieutenant at Pendleton, Oregon on December 6, 1941. Earned BA degree from Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin and MA from Columbia University, New York, NY. Was prisoner of war of Japanese from April, 1942 until August 1945. Retired for physical disability on September 16, 1947. Decorations include Distinguished Flying Cross, Chinese Breast Order of Pao Ting. Was employed as a Management Analyst for the U.S. Army.
Born April 6th, 1917, Brooklyn, New York.
Mount Hope Lutheran Cemetery
Section C Grave 95
Lieutenants Hite and Barr and Cpl. DeShazer were held as POWs until liberated on August 20, 1945 at the war's end.
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