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Sergeant Edward J. Burns

 
 
Sergeant Edward J. Burns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 2, 2015
1. Sergeant Edward J. Burns Marker
Inscription.
This Tree
Was Dedicated April 24th 1945
By Pittsfield Post
No. 68, of The American Legion
In Memory Of
Sergeant Edward J. Burns
Pittsfield’s First Soldier Of
World War II
Killed At Wheeler Field, Hawaii
Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941

 
Erected by Pittsfield Post No. 68 American Legion.
 
Location. 42° 26.415′ N, 73° 15.386′ W. Marker is in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Way and Colt Road, on the left when traveling south on Veterans Way. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsfield MA 01201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veteran of the Year (here, next to this marker); Roman Walter Sadlowski (a few steps from this marker); Sgt. Glenn R. Allison (a few steps from this marker); Pittsfield Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Splitter (approx. 0.6 miles away); Henry Shaw Briggs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peace Party House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pittsfield Elm Tree (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsfield.
 
Regarding Sergeant Edward J. Burns. Sergeant Edward
Sergeant Edward J. Burns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 2, 2015
2. Sergeant Edward J. Burns Marker
J. Burns served with the 72nd Army Air Force Pusuit Squadron. He is buried at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu.
 
Also see . . .  Sgt. Edward J. Burns at Find A Grave. (Submitted on July 15, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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