- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 07 June 2016 20:57
Ralph Leon Burden
Radioman Third Class
R. L. BURDEN
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 2797411
- Rate: RM3/c (Radioman Third Class)
- Duties: Transmit and receive radio messages. Encipher and decipher messages.
- Enlisted: 15 October 1940
- Place: Cincinnati, Ohio
- Onboard USS Arizona: 9 December 1940
- From: NTS Great Lakes, Illinois
- Date of Birth: 26 December 1916
- Place of Birth: Ohio
- Hometown / State December 1941: Wapakoneta, Ohio
- Next of Kin: Mr. Samuel Arthur Bobb - Guardian
- Address: 703 Murray St., Wapakoneta, Ohio
- Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
Information researched and compiled by N. A. Nease and provided on USSARIZONA.ORG free of charge.
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