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Robert Frederick Burton

Radioman, Second Class, Navy

Born: September 16, 1918
Hometown: Wise County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 3, 1944

served aboard the USS Turner DD-648; He trained at the Navy radio school in Charleston, S.C. and then went to sea, serving on two other ships before transferring to the USS Turner (DD-648) in April 1943. He is buried in Highland Cemetery, Norton, Wise Co., Va.

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