Plymouth County

Gordon L. Burkett





Gordon L. Burkett, SM1/c, U.S. Navy, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Burkett, LeMars, was promoted from Signalman second class to Signalman first class, effective January 1, 1945. He is serving with naval amphibious forces somewhere in the southwest Pacific and has participated in the invasion of the Philippines on Leyte Island and recent landings on Luzon Island at Lingayen Gulf, according to recent letters received by his parents.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, February 5, 1945