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JIMMY FRED BURCHFIELD

  • Wall Name:JIMMY F BURCHFIELD
  • Date of Birth:5/8/1945
  • Date of Casualty:3/20/1969
  • Home of Record:WHITEWRIGHT
  • County of Record:GRAYSON COUNTY
  • State:TX
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SGT
  • Panel/Line:29W, 91
  • Casualty Province:QUANG TIN

VAUGHN DAVID CONNELL

  • Wall Name:VAUGHN D CONNELL
  • Date of Birth:4/8/1948
  • Date of Casualty:3/20/1969
  • Home of Record:WEST ISLIP
  • County of Record:SUFFOLK COUNTY
  • State:NY
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:WO
  • Panel/Line:29W, 87
  • Casualty Province:QUANG TRI

JOHN MARTIN BURKE


is honored on Panel 29W, Line 87 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Thank You

    Posted on 8/17/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik Bennysgift@gmail.com
    Dear Cpl John Burke,
    Thank you for your service as a Warehouse Clerk. It is important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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  • Never forgotten!

    Posted on 10/20/14 - by Cpl Mowry
    Semper Fi brother!
  • Remembering an American Hero

    Posted on 1/15/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net

    Dear CPL John Martin Burke, sir,

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for the ultimate sacrifice that you made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. And please know that men and women like you have stepped forward to defend our country yet again, showing the same love for country and their fellow Americans that you did- you would be proud.

    With respect, and the best salute that a civilian can muster for you.

    Curt Carter

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  • Semper Fi

    Posted on 3/20/12 - by A Marine
    Semper Fi, Marine.
  • I remember the night

    Posted on 6/30/11 - by Daryl S Paulson daryl@mcn.net
    I remember that you and I had just returned from An Hoa combat base and all the stuff that happened their. We were at the division supply office and I said let us get a beer. You said no. I left and a few minutes later 3 mortars came
    in and killed you.
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The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

All of these photos will be showcased in The Education Center at The Wall on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the effort to collect these photos and ensure their faces will never be forgotten, visit www.buildthecenter.org.