Charles J. Barrie, Jr.
Barrie's parents were immigrants from Scotland. His family lived in Glen Rock, moved to Pennsylvania and then returned to Teaneck. "Jock" as he was known to his THS class of 1935 friends, was known for his freckles. He served on the Cabinet of his class and was a member of the track team. He enjoyed riding horses and playing polo and aspired to become a vet.
Barrie served with the 1st Cavalry Division, 5th Regiment (the Black Knights). He attained the rank of Captain. On October 21, 1944, at Taclaban, Leyte. he was killed while leading his men against a Japanese stronghold. For his brave actions, he was awarded the Silver Star. It was presented to his parents at their 260 Queens Court residence in Teaneck.
Barrie is buried at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in the Philippines.
High School Yearbook
fold3.com (Historical Military Records)
- 1910 United States Federal Census (father)
- 1920 United States Federal Census (Glen Rock, NJ)
- 1920 United States Federal Census (Teaneck, NJ)
- U. S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 (father)
- 1930 United States Federal Census
- 1940 United States Federal Census
- U. S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (father)
- U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
- World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas
- U. S., Headstone and Interment Records for U. S. Military Cemeteries on Froeign Soil, 1942-1949 for Charles J. Barrie Jr
American Battle Monuments Commission Website
1st Cavalry Division - World War II
- p. 76 (Published by Turner Publishing)