Edgar C. Burkey was born in 1896 in Greene County, Tennessee to Alvin E. Burkey and Lou E. Roberts. He entered the service on 5 September 1918 at Greenville and trained at Camp Wadsworth in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He sailed to Europe arriving in October 1918. Cpl Burkey died of broncho pneumonia in Brest, France.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 October 1896
  • Date of death: 13 October 1918
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Mosheim
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company B, 57th Pioneer Infantry Regiment, 31st Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Top Panel
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