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Obituary Record 103317
Pvt. Ernest C. Burkett
Date of Birth: 3/25/1895 (Mon)
Date of Death: 1/18/1919 (Sat)
Age: 23
Source: The Bremen Enquirer
Source Date: 1/23/1919 (Thu)
Source Page: 1
Birth date is taken from the book 'Indiana World War Records' available online at That source includes a brief biography and also a picture of Private Burket (spelled with one 't'). Also, that source gives his death date as 1/19/1918. The notice of his death is from the January 23, 1919 Bremen Enquirer. It states that Pvt. Burkett died at midnight Saturday, which may be taken to be Saturday, 1/18/1919 or Sunday, 1/19/1919. The year is 1919, not 1918.

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