JOHN B BURGESS
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HONORED ON PANEL 29E, LINE 1 OF THE WALL

JOHN B BURGESS

WALL NAME

JOHN B BURGESS

PANEL / LINE

29E/1

DATE OF BIRTH

11/03/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

TAY NINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/01/1967

HOME OF RECORD

FALMOUTH

COUNTY OF RECORD

Barnstable County

STATE

MA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

PFC

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LEFT FOR JOHN B BURGESS
POSTED ON 7.18.2021
POSTED BY: john fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. The remembrance from Wayne Tavares is especially touching. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us...
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POSTED ON 1.6.2018
POSTED BY: Bob Ahles, Wolfhound Brother, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Peace with Honor

You were one of the brave that answered the call. You honored us by your service and sacrifice. We now honor you each time we stand and sing the words “THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE”. Rest in Peace and Honor John.
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POSTED ON 8.15.2017
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

Thank You

Dear PFC John Burgess,
Thank you for your service as a Medical Corpsman. Thank you for the lives you saved. I was born on your birthday. I hate that you passed 2 days before your birthday. sigh. 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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POSTED ON 10.14.2015
POSTED BY: Jack Van Patten

so long ago...

You were with Delta Co. 45th Med. 3rd.Armored Div. in Germany.Your name was "Groucho" When I arrived, you took me under your wing and taught me all the ropes. You took me downtown Frankfurt and taught me all the ropes there also! You knew all the bargirls. We were best buddies, then you left for Nam. We wrote and you complained to me that you were getting bored and you were hoping for some action. You were like that. Then one day Top called me into his office to let me know . I took it hard. The whole Company did. Always think about you, Groucho, always will. God Bless.
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POSTED ON 11.2.2014
POSTED BY: Wayne Tavares

INSPIRATION FOR LIFE

It's been 47 years since I got that phone call from my mother......

I remember going to Ottawa and Montreal with the French Girls with the orange legs and the great Bratwurst at that Gernman restaurant, ......speaking of German restaurants.....How about the drinking warm green beer at the Wurzhaus in Harvard Square which you learned in your tour of Germany and shared.

Remember Times Square and Greenwich Village at 4:00AM, almost getting into a fight with that couple and staying in a flophouse with giant cockroaches in the Bowery........Eating, drinking, and comparing accents with NJ guys at McSorley's!

Remember hitchhiking, or driving, to the new car shows every year at Hynes.

Remember the beating you took at Guv Fuller, yet you still won the fight!

Remember the block & tackle to move that giant tree over the ravine and shooting your German Drilling which broke your collarbone!

Remember you being the only Chrysler guy and every one else was Ford (me) or Chevy (Fran, and everyone else)......

Most of all I remember your indomitable spirit that I have passed on, in stories, to my wife and children.....

Just remembered you to Steve and Priscilla K, who have fond memories of you and your friendship with their husband and father....

You would have walked tall in this life but chose a brave, but shorter, path, and you walked tall there also, always volunteering....for the Army, for Vietnam, for carrying the wounded from the front.....

Many people who remember you, think of you, with the greatest respect, most of all me.....you are missed and not forgotten!
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