Ronald A. Burdo

Ranked #164 on the list Best Military Person of All Time

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About Ronald A. Burdo

  • Participated in conflicts: World War II

Ronald Allen Burdo was born on July 24, 1920 in Cheboygan, Michigan and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on September 20, 1940, aged 20. He was killed in action, aged 22, on August 7, 1942 at Gavutu, Solomon Islands, during the Battle of Guadalcanal. In 1944, the high speed transport USS Burdo (APD-133) was named in his honor.

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