Friday, August 31, 2018
PVT Clyde Ramon Burton
Clyde gave his occupation as farmer in Leon, Virginia on 5 Jul 1917 when he enlisted in B Company 2nd Virginia Volunteer Infantry for Mexican border duty. Recalled for duty in Europe, PVT Burton trained with the Regiment at Camp McClellan and Anniston, Alabama before boarding the USS Finland for the trip to France. His sister was listed as next of kin on the ship's manifest. PVT Burton was killed in action on 31 Aug 1918.
PVT Burton found his final rest at the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.