Southern Missouri Man Killed In Action In Afghanistan

A memorial service is scheduled for next week for a 21-year-old Stoddard County, Missouri soldier killed in Afghanistan.

The service for Specialist James Burnett will be held next Sunday, November 27th at the old high school gymnasium in Advance, Missouri, south of St. Louis.

Specialist Burnett was killed last week when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in  Kandahar Province,  Afghanistan.

KFVS-TV reports a memorial fund has been set up in his name at the Bank of Advance.

– Bob Hamilton, KMOX News

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