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BURDETTE, Ralph Warren - Mus2/c USN - New Jersey

Ralph Warren Burdette MUS2c

Ralph Warren Burdette MUS2c

Ralph Warren Burdette

Musician Second Class

Ralph Warren Burdette
R. W. Burdette

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 2240935
  • Rate: Mus2/c (Musician Second Class)
  • Duties: Play standard band music. Read music at sight.
  • Enlisted: 4 February 1941
  • Place: Washington, D.C.
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 17 June 1941
  • From: USS Lassen
  • Date of Birth: 11 March 1921
  • Place of Birth: Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Hometown / State December 1941: Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Harry S. Burdette - Father
  • Address: 305 Clinton Ave., Plainfield, New Jersey
  • 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

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