- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 07 June 2016 21:38
Ralph Warren Burdette
Musician Second Class
R. W. Burdette
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 2240935
- Rate: Mus2/c (Musician Second Class)
- Duties: Play standard band music. Read music at sight.
- Enlisted: 4 February 1941
- Place: Washington, D.C.
- Onboard USS Arizona: 17 June 1941
- From: USS Lassen
- Date of Birth: 11 March 1921
- Place of Birth: Plainfield, New Jersey
- Hometown / State December 1941: Plainfield, New Jersey
- Next of Kin: Mr. Harry S. Burdette - Father
- Address: 305 Clinton Ave., Plainfield, New Jersey
- Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
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