1859 – George Barnett was born 9th of December in Lancaster, Wisconsin USA.
1877 – Barnett entered the U.S. Naval Academy.
1881 – George Barnett was graduated from U.S. Naval Academy.
1831 – He was transferred to the Marine Corps and was appointed a second lieutenant.
1890 – George Barnett served the USS Iroquois and was promoted to first lieutenant.
1896 – Barnett again went to sea, this time aboard the USS Vermont.
1897 – George Barnett was transferred to the USS San Francisco.
– Transferred to USS New Orleans during the following April.
1898 – George Barnett became the captain and was transferred to the USS Chicago in November.
1901 – Captain Barnett came ashore for duty at Marine Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
1904 – George Barnett rejoined the First Brigade of Marines.
1905 – Major Barnett was transferred from the Philippine Islands to Washington, D.C.
1914 – Barnett was appointed Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps.
1920 – George Barnett was relieved as Commandant of the Marine Corps.
1921 – Barnett was given the regular rank of Major General.
1923 – Major General Barnett retired on 9 December.
1930 – Major General George Barnett died on 27 April in Washington D.C., and was buried in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.