Gunner’s Mate 1c William Robert Barger served on the USS Cooper (DD695). He died 3 December 1944 and is listed on the Tablets of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Columbus Barger of Whitwell, Tennessee.
- Rank: Gunners Mate First Class
- Date of birth: 22 September 1919
- Date of death: 3 December 1944
- County: Hamilton
- Service Branch: Navy
- Division/Assignment: USS Cooper (DD695)
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
- Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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