BURRUS, John Clinton  
Name:  Burrus, John Clinton
Date of birth:  Unknown
Date of death:  December 30th, 2004
Nationality:  American
Description:  He was a pilot of a torpedo bomber, and the leader of a squadron. He served on three carriers - the Enterprise, the Intrepid and the Hancock. He retired from the Navy in 1962 at the rank of Commander after 20 years of service. As with some many of his generation, he never talked about the war or his service, remaining modest and selfefacing.
Action: The DFC was awarded for bombing the Japanese carrier Kobe.
Rank: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy R
Action: This Navy Cross was awarded for the bombing of the the Japanese carrier Agami.
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Information source(s):   - Recipients of The Navy Cross, 1916 - Present, by C. Douglas Sterner - Son in Law M. Mislove
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