BURKS, Jim Polk 1
- Born: 30 May 1927, Sherwood, Tennessee 2
- Died: 20 Jul 2001, Alabama at age 74 3
Noted events in his life were:
• He appeared on the 1930 US Census census on 8 Apr 1930 in Bass Precient, Jackson Co., Alabama. Burks, Jim P., son, lives on farm, male, white, age 2 11/12, has not attended school, cannot read or write, born in Tennessee, father born in Alabama, mother born in Alabama, no occupation.
• He served in the military US World War II Army Enlistment from 1938 to 1946 in Fort Oglethorp, Georgia. 4 Jim P. Burks, born 1927, white, citizen, native of Tennessee, State of Tennessee, county of Franklin, enlisted 8 Aug 1945 at Fort Oglethorp, Georgia, rank of private.
Term of enlistment: Elistment for the duration of the war or other emergency, plus 6 months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law.
Component: seletees (enlisted men), source: civil life, education: grammer school.
Occupation: Bridge Builder (Bridge Carpenter) or Car Carpenter, railway or Carpenter, Construction*(carpenter, general) or Carpenter, Ship. an Astirisk (*) appearing after a job title indicates that a trade test for the particular occupation will be found in the U.
Marital: single without dependents, height: 00, weight: 100.