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Jack Burres Collection

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Jack Burres Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Jack Burres
State of Birth:
AZ
Home State:
CA
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Scottish-American.
Gender
Male
Race
Other

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1940-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Merchant Marine
Unit of Service
SS John Sevier
Highest Rank
Engineer Second Assistant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The SS John Sevier was torpedoed and sunk on 4/5/1943.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Becky James
Contributor:
Vance Davis
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center & Nursing Home, Sepulveda, California
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/66207
Subjects:
Burres, Jack
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Merchant Marine.
Cite as:
Jack Burres Collection
(AFC/2001/001/66207), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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