John Garland Burton

Born: May 6, 1918
Killed in Action (MIA): May 2, 1942 while serving on the USS Cythera in the Atlantic off the coast of North Carolina.

U.S. Navy
Rank: Seaman First Class

At the time of his death, Seaman Burton was survived by his mother, Mrs. Mildred Henson and a number of step-brothers.

Memorialized on the East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York where his name is inscribed on the pylons of the missing

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