Riley Burchfield

June 17, 1928 - February 28, 1951
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Burial is scheduled for Friday, January 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd., Seville, OH 44273.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Riley Burchfield, 22, of Cleveland, was killed during the Korean War. Burchfield was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was captured by enemy forces near Kunu-ri, North Korea on Nov. 26, 1950. He reportedly died while in custody at Prisoner of War CampContinue Reading

Cheryl J Skinner,Tri-State Military Museum left a message on January 10, 2020:
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Riley Burchfield, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Riley Burchfield, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
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