Sgt Edward Francis Barry was killed in action during the Vietnam War February 15, 1969 in Long An, Vietnam. Sgt Barry was one of many heroes of battle for Saigon during Tet -68 and May offensive. He extended his tour 15 days, but was KIA 10 days before leaving Vietnam, during a ground attack on 2/47 base camp at Binh Phuoc.
During his time in Vietnam, Edward was assigned to B CO, 2ND BN, 47TH INFANTRY, 9TH INF DIV, USARV, United States Army.
Sgt Barry received the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal along with the Combat Infantryman Badge. []
Edward Francis Barry was buried at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York. He was only 22. 
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