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Ray T Burchell, Jr
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Birth: May 31, 1921, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 2008
Onondaga County
New York, USA


Private Burchell (Serial #32588744) served in the:
United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
Company C

His Army enlistment date / place was:
December 4, 1942
Syracuse, New York

SYRACUSE, NY - Ray T. Burchell, 87, of Syracuse, passed away Friday, August 22, at the Syracuse VA Hospital.

He was a World War II veteran, having served with the 82nd Airborne Division and saw action in the Battle of the Bulge and the D-Day invasion of Normandy. He was a highly decorated Sergeant and among his medals is the Bronze Star.

Ray retired from Sears & Roebuck in 1988 and formerly worked at GE.

He was a member of CNY Chapter of the 82nd, VFW Post and DAV.

For over 45 years, he was a member of AA.

He was predeceased by his sons George and Ray III; his wife Rose; and his sisters Phyllis Clute and Elizabeth Neupert.

Surviving are his son Chris; his stepchildren Patsy Twenish and Pamela, Marvin, Willie, Micheline, Keith and David Mitchell; several grandchildren.

Services were at 2 pm Tuesday at Butler-Badman Funeral Home Inc, 4504 West Seneca Turnpike. Interment was at Onondaga Valley Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to:
Alcoholics Anonymous

Syracuse Post Standard (August 24, 2008)

Family links: 
  Ray T. Burchell (1879 - 1960)
  Edith D. Bresee Burchell (1884 - 1952)
Onondaga Valley Cemetery
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Sec 11 / Plot 287
Created by: KATHY
Record added: May 24, 2011
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Ray T Burchell, Jr
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Ray T Burchell, Jr
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Ray T Burchell, Jr
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- Nanette Kurgan Stine
 Added: May. 19, 2012
Thank you for your service to our country, Private Burchell! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
 Added: May. 24, 2011

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