John Garland Burton
Seaman, First Class, Navy
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: May 3, 1945
Died In: off coast of North Carolina
Served aboard the USS Cythera PY-26; S1C Burton’s ship was torpedoed by German submarine U-402. He is memorialized on the East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York where his name is inscribed on the pylons of the missing.