Robert Allen Burton

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  • Name: Robert Allen Burton
  • Location of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Date of Birth: June 1, 1915
  • Date of Death: December 19, 1974 (60 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: March 27, 1944 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: January 12, 1946 (Discharge Date)
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    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Robert Allen Burton
    Race: White
    Age: 25
    Birth Date: June 1, 1915
    Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Casselton, Cass, North Dakota, USA
    Employer: Gunnard Nelson
    Height: 6'
    Weight: 170
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Blue
    Next of Kin: C. C. Wilson (grandfather)

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  • Civilian Life:
    Robert came to Grand Rapids, Minnesota in 1951. He worked at the Danube Mine until his retirement in 1971.

    He was an avid horseman and was also a member of the V.F.W. and Legion Club in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He is survived by his wife, Doris, and one daughter, Terrolee. There are several nieces and nephews.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids Minnesota (Plot I-E-14-2-5)

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