Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BURKETT JR, D F

Torpedoman, Third Class, U. S. Navy. Home address: Tulsa, Tulsa County. Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Burkett, Sr., Parents, 843 North Birmingham Place, Tulsa. Born November 21, 1921. Enlisted June 28, 1941. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Graduated Will Rogers High School, Tulsa, 1941. Baseball player. Died November 16, 1942, Savo Island, South Pacific.

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