Doyle Clayton Barnes
Doyle Clayton Barnes
Doyle Clayton Barnes as a crewmember of the USS Langley
|Born||April 5, 1912|
|Died||August 24, 1942 (aged 30)|
near Eastern Solomon Islands
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1933–1942|
Doyle Clayton Barnes (5 April 1912 – c. 24 August 1942) was an American naval aviator during World War II.
Barnes was born in Oenaville, Texas. He enlisted in the Navy 20 October 1933 and was designated naval aviator 21 March 1942.
Ensign Barnes received the Navy Cross for his heroism during the Battle of Midway 4 June 1942, when he intercepted a flight of Japanese aircraft and downed two torpedo planes. Ensign Barnes was reported missing in action 24 August 1942, when his squadron, based on USS Enterprise (CV-6) engaged the enemy in the Battle of the Eastern Solomons.
The USS Doyle C. Barnes was named in his honor. She was launched 4 March 1944 by Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd., Orange, Texas; sponsored by Mrs. D. C. Barnes, widow of Ensign Barnes; and commissioned 13 July 1944, Lieutenant Commander J. P. Ingle, USNR, in command.
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