Boatswains Mate 1c Walter Westley Burkhart enlisted in New Orleans, Louisanna 21 February 1918. He died at the Naval Hospital Norfolk, Virginia of Respiratory Disease on 14 October 1918 at the age of 21.
Sister: Nina E. Burkhart
- Rank: Boatswains Mate First Class
- Date of birth: 8 November 1890
- Date of death: 14 October 1918
- County: Knox
- Hometown: Knoxville
- Service Branch: Navy
- Division/Assignment: USS Edgar F. Luckenbach (ID 4597)
- Conflict: World War I
- Burial/Memorial Location: Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar IV, Top Panel
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