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PFC Frank Leslie Burton

PFC Frank Leslie Burton

Birth
New Jersey, USA
Death 25 Mar 1945 (aged 19)
Germany
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot E, 0, 4836
Memorial ID 443651 · View Source
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Son of Leonard Evalee Burton and Anna Elizabeth Moore Burton.

Brother of Mrs. Donald R. Currie.

Frank, who resided at 616 North West Front Street, Milford, Delaware, served as a Private First Class with the Company B, 513th Parachute Infantry, U.S. Army during World War II.

He attended school in Huntington, Pennsylvania and upon graduation moved to Milford, Delaware to live with his sister. He was employed by Masten Trucking.

He enlisted in the Army on May 19, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" by sniper fire while on patrol making an attack on a house in a small German town.

He served with the U.S. Army for seven months and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 42141608


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 443651
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Frank Leslie Burton (23 Feb 1926–25 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 443651, citing Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .