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BURDINE, RICHARD B.
S/Sgt. Richard B. Burdine, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Burdine. Graduate of Corsicana High School. Entered service 1942. Trained with Air Corps at Sheppard Field. Served in England 18 months on duty at Sioux Falls, S.D.

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BURGAMY, ELTON G.
T/5 Elton G. Burgamy, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Burgamy, wife the former Mable Henderson. Attended Blooming Grove School. Entered the Army 1944, training as Engineer at Ft. Custer and Ft. Lewis. Served in France and Philippines and is not on duty at Luzon. Sharpshooters Medal, ETO Ribbon and Good Conduct Medal.
BURGE, WILLIE L.
Pfc. Willie L. Burge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oley Burge.  Wife is the former Cora Nichols.  Attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered the Air Corps 1942, training at Waco, Selfridge Field, Michigan.  Served in England, France, Luxembourg, and Germany.  Is now on duty in France.  Has 6 Battle Stars.
BURGE, P. L.
Pvt. P. L. Burge, son of Mrs. Alice Burge, Corsicana.  Wife is the former Gladys French. Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army 1944, training as Engineer at Oregon, Mt. Rainer and in La.  Received discharge 1944.
BURGE, REEVIS A.
S 1/C Reevis A Burge, son of Mrs. Alice Burge, Corsicana.  Wife is the former Iris Loden.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered the Navy in 1944, training at San Diego.  Served in Okinawa, Guam.  Now on duty in Pacific.  Has Bronze Star.
BURGE, RAYMOND L.
Sgt. Raymond L. BUrge, son of Mrs. Alice Burge, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service 1942.  Trained with 95th Rep. Sgdn. at Sheppard Field.  Served in Egypt and is now enroute to Pacific.  Has good Conduct Medal.
BURGE, JACK I.
Pvt. Jack I Burge, son of Mrs. Alice Burge, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army 1944, training in Field Artillery at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma.  Now on duty in Pacific.

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  • may be Jack Isaac Burge (1926-2013) buried at Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, Davidson Co., Tennessee
BURGE, J. W.
Pvt. J. W. Burg, son of Mrs. Alice Burge, husband of former Lorene Grantham.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service 1945, training in Signal Corps at Camp Crowder.
BURKE, JESSE ODLE
S 1/C Jesse Odle Burke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Burke, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service Feb 20, 1944, training at Farragut, Idaho and Shoemaker, Calif.  Now on duty in Hawaiin Islands where he is studying as a Machinist.

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BURKE, NEWTON EDISON
Pfc. Newton Edison Burke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Burke, Sr., graduated from Corsicana High School. Entered service Dec. 1, 1943, training at Camp Callan, San Diego, El Paso, Tex., Seattle, Washington, Ft. Lewis, Wash. Trained in Anti-Aircraft.  Also trained at Ft. Benning Ga. with paratroopers division.

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BURKES, CHARLES W.
S/Sgt. Charles W. Burkes, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Burkes.  Wife, the former Dorothy L. Fountain.  Graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service 1941.  Trained with Infantry at Ft. Leonard Wood, Selman Field, Camp Livingston.  Served in Germany and France. Has God Conduct and Overseas ribbon.

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BURKES, LYNN D.
Sgt. Lynn D. Burkes, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Burkes, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with Teletype Operator at Blackland and Jefferson Barracks.  Served in Hawaii where he is now on duty.  Has Good Conduct and Overseas Ribbon.

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BURKE, EUGENE PHILLIP
Cpl. Eugene Phillip Burke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Burke, Sr., husband of former Dorothy Ruth Harrison.  Entered service, training at Brownwood, Ft. Benning, Ga., Camp Blanding, Fla. Is now on duty with Military Police at Camp Ritchie, Md.
BURKHALTER, ERWIN B.
MOMM 1/C Erwin C. Burkhalter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burkhalter.  Wife, the former Mary Stafford, Kerens.  Attended John Brown College and University of Ark.  Entered the Navy 1944, training at San Diego, Calif., Farragut, Idaho.  Now on duty at San Diego.
BURKHART, HARBERT W.
2nd Lt. Harbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Burkhart.  Graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1943.  Trained with AAF and commissioned at Pampa Army Air Field.  Now on duty at Midland, Texas.
BURKHOLDER, THOMAS J.
S 1/C Thomas Burkholder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff D. Burkholder, Corsicana.  Attended Kaufman schools.  Entered service 1944.  Trained with Navy in San Diego.  Now on duty in Pacific.
BURKS, CLARENCE L.
1st Lt. Clarence L. Burks, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Burks, Corsicana.  Graduate of Emhouse Schools.  Entered service, 1940, training with 36th Division and served in N. Africa, England, France and Italy.  Wounded at Salerno.  Has Purple Heart and Battle Stars.  Now on duty at Fort Bragg, N.C.
BURLESON, HAROLD (BUD), JR.
Pvt. Harold (Bud) Burleson, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Burleson.  Wife, the former Northera Miles.  Attended Union High School.  Entered service, 1945.  Trained with Army at Camp Hood where he is now on duty.

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BURLESON, SOLON H.
Cox. Solon H. Burleson, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Burleson, Streetman.  Attended Pleasant Grove School.  Entered service 1944, training in the Navy at San Diego, Calif. Served in Hawaii, Solomon and Okinawa where he is now on duty.
BURLESON, VAN G.
Pfc. Van G. Burleson, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Burleson, Streetman.  Attended Streetman Schools.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with Army at Ft. Sill, Okla., and Camp Butner, N.C.  Served on Attu, Kiska, Marshalls, Philippines, and is now on duty at Okinawa.

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