- Ronald A. Burdo
Ronald Allen Burdo was born on
24 July 1920in Cheboygan, Michiganand enlisted in the United States Marine Corpson 20 September 1940, aged 20.
He was killed in action, aged 22, on
7 August 1942at Gavutu, Solomon Islands, during the Battle of Guadalcanal.
In 1944, the
high speed transportUSS "Burdo" (APD-133) was named in his honor.
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