Edward Clifton Burnham, Jr.

    Second Lieutenant, Inf.: died 14 Dec. 1918 at Camp Johnston, Fla.

    Enl. 17 May, 1918, R.A. Machine Gun Officers' Training School, Camp Hancock, Ga. Dis. 16 Sept 1918
    to accept commission. Appointed 2d Lieut., Inf., unassigned, 16 Sept., 1918.

    Born 9 June, 1897, at Pawtucket, R.I., son of Edward Clifton and Mary Elizabeth (Wright) Burnham of
    Hopedale; brother of Malcolm Wright (Corporal, Hq. Co., 1st Replacement Depot, A.E.F.) and of
    Kenneth Nason (Btry. C, 103d Field Arty., 26th Div.). Student, Brown University, Class of 1920. The
    Gold Star Record of Massachusetts, 1929

    As you've probably noticed, the Gold Star Record and the other accounts on this page don't agree on
    where Burnham was at the time of his death.

More on the cause of Burnham's death on the Hopedale Women's History Page.

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    This article was printed in the Milford Daily
    News on December 14, 1918.

    The Milford Gazette - December 27, 1918.

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