Paul E. Burket

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/10/1944

 

 

Paul E. Burket was born in Pennsylvania in 1921. He was drafted into the Army
on November 3, 1943 at Altoona, Pennsylvania. His home of residence as listed as
Bedford County, Pennsylvania and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands,
General Farms. He had completed grammar school and was married. His religion
was listed as Protestant.

Private Burket was killed in action in France, in the area of La Maugerie, on July 10, 1944.

 

 

Paul E. Burket was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block H Row 6 Grave 108 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot C Row 4 Grave 28

 

     

Grave marker for

Paul E. Burket

Photo by

John Tomawski

and

Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 


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