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Chadwick Otis Burns

Born November 30, 1929

Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 1087728
Killed in Action
Died August 8, 1950 in Korea

Private First Class Burns was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Provisional Marine Brigade. He was Killed in Action while taking Hill Chindong-ni, South Korea, Korea on August 8, 1950 by enemy shrapnel. Private First Class Burns was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

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