|Birth: ||Aug. 4, 1927|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 1950, North Korea|
Location Of Loss: CHOSIN RESERVIOR (HAGARU-RI) (EAST HILL)
Charles spent 16 months in the U.S. Coast Guard before joining the U.S. Army on September 29, 1947.
DNA WAS SUBMITTED FOR IDENTIFICATION OF REMAINS
Name: Charles E. Burba
Birth Date: 1927
Birth City: Harrison
State Registered: Ohio
Death Date: 28 Nov 1950
Death Country: Korea
Death Description: Killed in Action
War: Korean War
Title: CORPORAL, U.S. Army
Service: U.S. Army
Corporal Burba was a member of Company D, 10th Engineer Combat Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950. His remains were not recovered.
Corporal Burba was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
No obituary was available, that I (Nancy E. Graves) am aware of as of October 10, 2013.
Unit: Corporal (CPL) Charles E. Burba was assigned to Dog Company, 10th Engineer Combat Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division. He was reported killed in action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950. His remains were not recovered. Since he was a known battlefield death, his name does not appear on either the "Johnnie Johnson List" or the "Missing in Action, Captivity" report compiled from returning POW's. His name appears on the loss roster for Field Search Case.
This information was taken from the incident report, and furnished by (myself) Nancy E. Graves.
Charles name is listed on the "National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) Honolulu, Hawaii, USA" memorial as part of a permanent tribute.
World War 11 and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas
Name: Charles E Burba
Inducted From: Ohio
Combat Organizatin: 10th Engineers Combat Battalion
Death Date: 28 Nov 1950
Monument: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Last Status: Hostile, Missing, Killed in Action
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal
Note-Had one daughter of the union with Martha Jane (Ensley) Burba/Burt-Nancy Eugenia Burba-then Graves, adopted by Martha's sister & husband-Nancy Louise (Ensley) Graves & Edmond Alfred Graves in 1952.
Also has a local memorial page for Charles at
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA, Plot: Cenotaph > Ohio Panel 3 -Memorial # 117649116, created by volunteer Dave on Sep 25, 2013, called Korean War Memorial.
Click here to view his Ohio Korean War Memorial.
Evan Raymond Burba (1908 - 1990)
Frances Maude Robinson Burba (1908 - 1955)
Martha Jane Ensley Burt (1924 - 1983)
Charles Eugene Burba (1927 - 1950)
Miriam Louise Burba Ellis (1928 - 2010)*
Elaine Burba Liston-Harlow (1933 - 2014)*
Judith Arlene Burba Crowe (1940 - 2011)**
BURBA CHARLES E
CPL 10 ENGR CMBT BN 3 DIV
Created by: Nancy E.
Record added: Oct 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99433095