Virginia Heroes

James Edward Burton

Private First Class, Army

Born: July 29, 1921
Hometown: Mecklenburg County
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 7, 1945
Died In: Belgium

Private First Class Burton served with B Company, 193rd Glider Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division.

Before the war, he was employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

He is buried in Olive Branch Baptist Church cemetery, Blackridge, Virginia.

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