Seaman 2nd Class Charlie Leroy Burnett was shipped aboard the USS Arizona BB-39. On 7 December 1941 the Arizona was moored in Pearl Harbor off Ford Island on Battleship Row when Naval Aircraft of the Empire of Japan launched a surprise attack. The Arizona was struck by bombs, which set off the forward magazine and killed most of the crew including Seaman Burnett. He is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, Hawaii.
Father: Mr. Joseph Marshall Burnett, Rt 3, Seymour, TN.