-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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