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Wallace Floyd Burton


First OTS Class

k-Burton, Wallace Floyd. b. August 11, 1901, near Winchester, Indiana; Prior Service in the US Marine Corps (?) 3 ½ years; Single; Seaman; CP December 1936; received passport# 365211 on February 3, 1937 which listed his address as 324 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Attended the first OTS class; XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Adjutant  promoted to Company Commander Company 1 after wounding of Charlie Nusser at Belchite; Killed in action September 15, 1937, Belchite, He was killed by a sniper.

Source: SACB, Americans, Americans and Canadians, RA, USSDA 2:0433, 53:0126.

Photograph: From left to right: Peter Hampkins (facing formation) Edward Cecil-Smith, Unidentified, Wallace Burton Walter Garland and Hans Amlie, Peter Carroll Collection.



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