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Elk & Elk Military Salute: Herbert Barritt

Elk & Elk is proud to join the Columbus Blue Jackets in honoring the men and women who serve our country.

As the presenting partner of Military Salutes, we‘re excited to celebrate active-duty military members and veterans throughout the NHL season.

This month’s Military Salute recognizes Herbert Barritt.

  • Name: Herbert Barritt
  • Hometown: West Wheeling, Ohio
  • Military Branch: Army
  • Military Rank: Private First Class
  • Years Served: 18 months
  • Enlistment Date: July 3, 1945
  • Basic Training: Arkansas
  • Deployment: World War II—Bremerhaven, Germany
  • Band of Brothers: Barritt is one of six brothers, all of whom served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II.

To Private First Class Barritt, active-duty military members and veterans everywhere—thank you for service.