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ENS Burton T Oberg

Death 13 Nov 1944
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 170488310 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until November 14, 1945, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

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Burton served as a Ensign & Pilot of a Grumman Avenger, Torpedo Squadron Eleven, U.S.S. Hornet (CV-12), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Connecticut prior to the war.

Burton was declared "Missing In Action" in a bombing mission off the Hornet during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart.

Service # 0-368255

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Crew declared missing on this flight:

Burgess, Robert V ~ AMM3, ME
Oberg, Burton T ~ Ens, Pilot, CT
Hamaker, Dowd ~ AOM3, CO

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( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!







  • Maintained by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 24 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 170488310
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for ENS Burton T Oberg (unknown–13 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 170488310, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .