Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007
Julian Francis Barnes (1889-1961) Born in Washington, DC on October 14, 1889.
Commissioned in the Field Artillery in 1912. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1925 and the Army War College in 1930. Executive Officer of 4th Division Artillery October 1940-February 1941. Commanding Officer of 35th Field Artillery February 1941-December 1941. Brigadier General in September 1941. At Headquarters of Army Ground Forces in 1942. Major General in January 1942. Artillery Commander of 97th Infantry Division February 1943-July 1944. Commander of 61st Field Artillery Brigade July 1944-January 1946. Commanding General of 153rd Field Artillery Group for one month then reverted to Colonel in February 1946. Retired in October 1947 as Colonel. Major General on the retired list in 1948. Decorations included the Bronze Star. Died on December 23, 1961.
BARNES, JULIAN FRANCIS
Major General, United States Army
- DATE OF BIRTH: 10/14/1889
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/24/1961
- BURIED AT: SECTION 8 SITE 35-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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