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BURK, Leland Howard - GM3/c USN

Leland Howard Burk GM3c

Leland Howard Burk GM3c

Leland Howard Burk

Gunner's Mate Third Class

Leland Howard Burk GM3c

Leland H. Burk 1991

  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 337 41 56
  • Rate: GM3/c (Gunner's Mate Third Class)
  • Duties: Take charge of gun and crew. Assemble and fire all types of guns. Handle ammunition. Handle mines and depth charges.
  • Enlisted: 15 October 1940
  • Place: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 9 December 1940
  • From: NTS Great Lakes via PSNY
  • Transferred: 7 December 1941
  • To: USS Pennsylvania for Duty
  • Date of Birth: 29 July 2015
  • Place of Birth: Callao, Missouri
  • Date of Death: 14 January 2003
  • Place of Death: Bevier, Missouri at the Veterans Hospital in Columbia.
  • Interment: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Macon, Missouri

Leland "Howard" Burk served out the war. He was promoted to Chief Petty Officer and transferred to Northwestern University as an ROTC and V-12 instructor. He was discharged September, 1946.

 

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