Veterans' Memorial Project

Edmund Maginess Barnum

La Jolla, CA

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1914

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Colonel

Date of Birth: 02/05/1892

Date of Death: 10/27/1943

Colonel Barnum served in the U.S. Army, Headquarters, Services of Supply. He assumed command as Chief of Army Exchange Service (PX Officer) on March 12, 1942. He died from a non-combat related incident and is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England, Plot F Row 4 Grave 35. He earned the Legion of Merit.

– submitted by Stevin Oudshoorn

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