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Jack W. Burnham
Jack W. Burnham
TitleJack W. Burnham
DescriptionPortrait of Jack W. Burnham, a Staff Sergeant in the U. S. Airforce. Burnham was born on March 10, 1925, in Kansas City, Missouri and enlisted in 1943. He was assigned as a gunner on a B-26 and while returning from his last mission, he was killed in action when debris pierced his plane. He was awarded the Air Medal, one silver and three bronze oakleaf clusters, six bronze stars, and the Purple Heart.
DateCirca 1943
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.
CollectionGold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68) See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
LocationSC68, p. 39
SubjectWorld War II
Local SubjectGold Star Mothers of Kansas City
Burnham, Jack W.
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10020628
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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