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Sgt Frederick John Burns
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1949
Death: Jan. 2, 1969, Vietnam

Frederick was living in Merrick, NY when he entered the service and was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division.

On December 25, 1967, he was on patrol southwest of Da Nang, South Vietnam, when he was taken prisoner. He died in captivity on January 2, 1969.

His remains were recovered on October 4, 1994 and identified on April 13, 1995.

His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

Below was graciously sent by contributor 47235247:

He was a rifleman with 2nd Platoon of Hotel Company. He went mising during a night patrol near Dien Ngoc Village,Dien Ban District,eight kilometers South Southeast of Marble Mountain Airfield.

He died from malnutrition. During the time of captivity he was promoted to Sgt. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick W Burns (1913 - 1986)
  Julia V Burns (1917 - 1997)
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section D Site 1210-A
 
Maintained by: Finding Family
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 441275
Sgt Frederick John Burns
Added by: Charles A. Lewis
 
Sgt Frederick John Burns
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Sgt Frederick John Burns
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- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Aug. 3, 2012
Freddie, We shared a home room and graduation in Calhoun. I often look at my yearbook and think of you. You have crossed my mind a lot since those days in Merrick. On this Memorial Day I wish that you rest in peace and know that you are not forgotten. Yo...(Read more)
- Debbie Bobrow Schneider
 Added: May. 26, 2013
Remembered.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Dec. 2, 2012
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