DAVID R BURKES JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 54W, LINE 8 OF THE WALL

DAVID RONALD BURKES JR

WALL NAME

DAVID R BURKES JR

PANEL / LINE

54W/8

DATE OF BIRTH

09/11/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

LONG AN

DATE OF CASUALTY

06/28/1968

HOME OF RECORD

ELMHURST

COUNTY OF RECORD

DuPage County

STATE

IL

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

CPL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR DAVID RONALD BURKES JR
POSTED ON 6.30.2021
POSTED BY: john fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. The remembrances from your friends Bill Seno and David Wayne are especially poignant. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us...
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POSTED ON 8.21.2017
POSTED BY: LUCY CONTE MICIK

THANK YOU

Dear Cpl David Burkes,
Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. 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 1.5.2017
POSTED BY: Bill Seno

Bad News

I miss you Dave, and the days we used to cruise the streets of Elmhurst in your little red Nash Rambler "Wampum' Wagon". I still don't understand why the Lord decided to take you. You were a much better kid than me. All of us in our little neighbourhood went to Vietnam but I didn't figure you'd be the one to never come home again. It just wasn't fair.

I still think about you,
Bill Seno
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POSTED ON 7.6.2015
POSTED BY: Steve Conto, Menasha, WI

The Final Bridge

David is buried at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery, Oakbrook Terrace IL. Churchyard section with lake, 6th row in from the north (lake), 6th column in from the west (service road).
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POSTED ON 6.28.2015
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear CPL David Ronald Burkes Jr, sir

As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice 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. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

With respect, Sir

Curt Carter
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