-Paul Ray Burnette
-Buried at sea. Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
-Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Henry Burnett, Rt 8, Knoxville.
Burnette served on the U.S.S. Perry (DMS17) and was transferred to the U.S.S. Minneapolis (CA36) on 13 September 1944.
- Rank: Seaman First Class
- Date of death: 13 September 1944
- County: Knox
- Hometown: Knoxville
- Service Branch: Navy
- Division/Assignment: USS Minneapolis (CA36)
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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