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Pvt Virgil Lathan Burks
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Birth: 1925
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1944, Netherlands

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Private Burks (Serial #38516286) served in the:
United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
Company B
First Battalion

His Army enlistment date / place was:
September 10, 1943
Little Rock, Arkansas

He was Killed In Action in:
Holland (Middelaar, Katerbosch) during World War II

He was awarded the:
Purple Heart

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
Farm worker

He was a resident of:
Harris County, Texas
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Andy Burks (1900 - 1974)
 
 Sibling:
  Carl William Burks (1923 - 1991)*
  Virgil Lathan Burks (1925 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands
Plot: Plot L / Row 11 / Grave 16
 
Maintained by: KATHY
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56297262
Pvt Virgil Lathan Burks
Added by: Des Philippet
 
Pvt Virgil Lathan Burks
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Thank you for your World War II service and sacrifice to our country, Private Burks! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
- KATHY
 Added: Apr. 22, 2013
 
 
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