William C. Barott
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 2
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 12 / 17
Date of Birth: 07-Sep-1928
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 04-Nov-1966
Province of Casualty: Tay Ninh
Barott�s life was the Army. He had assignments in Japan, Korea, Germany and the Dominican Republic before becoming commanding officer of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, in Vietnam in May 1966. Barott, 38, was killed on Nov. 4, 1966, while leading his battalion into a ferocious battle at Dau Tieng, Tay Ninh Province, in an effort to free another battalion pinned down by heavy enemy fire. The lieutenant colonel was posthumously awarded the Silver Star. He was survived by his wife, two sons, three daughters and his mother.