Ronald A. Burdo

Ronald A. Burdo

Ronald Allen Burdo was born on 24 July 1920 in Cheboygan, Michigan and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on 20 September 1940, aged 20.

He was killed in action, aged 22, on 7 August 1942 at Gavutu, Solomon Islands, during the Battle of Guadalcanal.


In 1944, the high speed transport USS "Burdo" (APD-133) was named in his honor.

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