US Army Cpl Donald Jay Burmingham



The History

US Army Cpl Donald Jay Burmingham was listed as Missing in Action on September 12, 1950.  It was at the battle near the Choson Resovoir.  On January 1, 1953 the family was notified that the Army had declared Cpl. Burmingham as being deceased. He was 22 years old.



The Family

Cpl Burmingham was from Redfield, NY and grew up in Camden, NY.  He was the son of Henry and Dorothy Thelma (Ballou) Burmingham.  He had two brothers, Larry and Johnny and three sisters, Doris Burmingham Barber, Shirley Burmingham Treadway and Mary Jane Burmingham Hunt.


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More Story

Cpl. Donald Jay Burmingham proudly served with the 5th Cavalry Regiment, F CO 2 BN, 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army.



And More

Cpl. Burmingham’s body was not recovered.


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