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Name Barkley, John L.

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Image of 1996.19.8 - Certificate

1996.19.8 - Certificate

Citation, Montenegro, Medaille de Bravaure, to John L., dated 3 May 1919 From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.131 - Letter

1996.19.131 - Letter

Letters written by and to John L. Barkley. Radio program scripts and biographies included. PDF of Full Transcription of Letters Available See container list for individual letter transcription/cataloging 15 letters total encompassing correspondence from the post-war life of John L. Barkley concerning family, radio presentations, veterans organizations, and letters of reccommendation. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.132 - Certificate

1996.19.132 - Certificate

Citation, Italian, Croce al Merito di Guerra, to John L. Barkley, dated 9 December 1921 From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.33.3 - Letter

1996.33.3 - Letter

Letters written by John L. Barkley to his parents, Frank and Leona Barkley and siblings, Roscoe, Anna/Lela, Elizabeth, and Cora. PDF of Full Transcription of Letters Available See container list for individual letter transcription/cataloging 64 letters total encompassing correspondence fromJohn L. Barkley during his time in quarantine at Camp Funston, France, and Germany during and shortly after the war. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.33.4 - Postcard, Inscribed

1996.33.4 - Postcard, Inscribed

Postcard with inscription. . Front is blank Inscription on Back, Transcribed: 001_1996.33.4_John Barkley to Leona Barkley_February 3, 1919 American E.F. FRANCE [February] 3 1919. GENERAL PERSHING has asked us not to give up our War Risk Insurance, at least until we have returned to the U.S. and had full opportunity of studying the new form of Government contracts, to which the present contracts may be converted. I am going to do as General Pershing has asked. Pvt 1 class John L. Barkley. Signature [censor signature] Mrs. Leona Barkley Blairstown Gen. Del. [Missouri] USA From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.33.5 - Letter

1996.33.5 - Letter

Date Letter Written: October 1, 1919 Letter Written By: the Adjutant General Letter Written To: Frank Barkley Full transcription of letter: 001_1996.33.5_P.C. Harris The Adjutant General to Frank Barkley_October 1, 1919 201-Barkley, John Lewis- (Misc Div) WSB: KMM: LK B&M Sect., 7th $ B Sts. October 1, 1919. Mr. Frank Barkley, Blairstown, Missouri. Dear Sir: There are forwarded herewith by registered mail an Enlarged French Citation Certificate with translation of the same; also a Citation Certificate for the French Medaille Militaire, awarded to you son, Private John Lewis Barkley, #22414317, Company L, 4th Infantry, A.E.F., and which are sent to you to hold for him until he a

Image of 1996.33.6 - Certificate

1996.33.6 - Certificate

Citation, French military medal for John Barkley Full Transcription of citation: 001_1996.33.6_Citation for Military Medal of John Barkley_April 1, 1919 ORDRE No 16.043 "D" (EXTAIT) Apres approbation de General Commandant en Chef les Forces expeditionnaires Americaines en France, le Marechal de France, Commandant en Chef les Armees Francaises de l'Est cite a l'Ordre de l'ARMEE: BARKLEY, Jones, L. Soldat 1o Cl. 4o Regiment d'Infanterie, Co L, No 2214317: Soldat d-un courage et d'un devouement admirables. le 7 Octobre 1918, se trouvant dans un poste d'observation a 500 metres des lignes allenmandes a, de sa propre initiative, reussi a s'emparer d'une mtrailleuee et a la monter dans un

Image of 1996.33.8 - Manuscript

1996.33.8 - Manuscript

Manuscript, unknown date, concerning the deployment of John Barkley traveling through the United States on train, sailling, and early times in France. Full transcription of manuscript: 001_1996.33.8_War Experiences of John Barkley_Unknown Date_Page01 [page 1] Had rumers in [February] 1918 that some men were to be transfered from the 89 division for active duty over seas. So many false alarms that no one believed it. I was ordered back from school and the next morning our company fell out and our names were called and we were told to pack our bags and get ready to leave camp to parts unknown. At 4: pm we fell in and had bags and all belongings. Went to station and saw heavy pullma

Image of 1996.19.80 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.80 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of John Barkley (seated) and William Floyd. According to John Barkley's daughter (donor), the man standing is probably William Floyd, a fried of Barkley's and mentioned througout "No Hard Feelings" / "Scarlet Fields". From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.101 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.101 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. Reg. Veteran convention. John Barkley in the middle. William M. Floyd on the left of photograph. Verso dated 1946. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.102 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.102 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Trustees and CMH Winners viewing a case in the Liberty Memorial Museum. John L. Barkley (2nd from left), LM Trustee, CMH; James B. Nourse, LM Trustee; Charles Barger (?), CMH." From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.103 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.103 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Trustees and CMH Winners viewing a case in the Liberty Memorial Museum. John L. Barkley (2nd from left), LM Trustee, CMH; James B. Nourse, LM Trustee; Charles Barger (?), CMH." Duplicate of 1996.19.102. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.104 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.104 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Trustees and CMH Winners viewing a case in the Liberty Memorial Museum. John L. Barkley (2nd from left), LM Trustee, CMH; James B. Nourse, LM Trustee; Charles Barger (?), CMH." Duplicate of 1996.19.102. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.105 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.105 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Howard Chandler Christy's painting of John L. Barkley. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.106 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.106 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Veteran's Day Ceremonies at the Liberty Memorial November 1965. John L. Barkley, 3rd from extreme right (standing, no hat). From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.107 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.107 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Veterans' Day Ceremonies at the Liberty Memorial November 1965. John L. Barkley, 3rd from right, front row (light colored coat, hat). Mrs. Barkley is 2nd from right. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.109 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.109 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Veterans' Day Ceremonies at the Liberty Memorial November 1965. John L. Barkley and wife stand as crowd applauds. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.110 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.110 - Print, Photographic

Color photograph of John L. Barkley (right), Mrs. Barkley (4th from right) with Salvation Army members in front of Salvation Army truck, Veterans' Day at the Liberty Memorial, November 1965. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.113 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.113 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. "Official U.S. Navy Photograph. At United States Naval Air Station Olathe, Kansas. John L. Barkley seated on stage, 3rd from right front row. Wife, 2nd from right, 2nd row. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.

Image of 1996.19.114 - Print, Photographic

1996.19.114 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph. After the war, John L. Barkley poses in front of a United States Army recruiting poster. From the service of Medal of Honor Recipient, John L. Barkley, Corporal of Company K, 4th Infantry.