Name and Rank, Corporal Emil Carl Barta.
Unit/Placed in, 6th Engineer Combat Battalion, 6th Infantry Division.
Emil was born approx. on Jan. 3, 1913 in Ellsworth County, Kansas.
Father, James J. Barta.
Mother, Katherina (Jireck) Barta.
Emil enlisted the service from Kansas with serial number 37006988.
Emil C. Barta was a Corporal (C-Company)in the 6th Infantry Regiment .
Emil was KIA during the raid on POW Camp Cabanatuan in the Philippines, on Jan. 31 1945, he is honored with a Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Emil is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Thanks to http://6thinfantry.com/
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/