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Ens James Francis "Jim" Burke, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1944
Yonkers
Westchester County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1967
Vinh Long
Vinh Long, Vietnam

Ensign James Francis Burke was killed in action after the helicopter he was co-pilot on crashed in Vinh Long, South Vietnam. The mission was returning from a firefly recon mission and encountered a thunder storm short of the runway, lost control and crashed. Three others on board were also killed.

ENS James Burke was a Plank Owner of Navy Helicopter Attack Light Squadron Three, HA(L)-3 in country less than 3 months, flying a training mission as co-pilot in an Army helicopter with Army Crew.

Vietnam Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 24E Line 058 
 
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  James Francis Burke (1920 - 2007)
 
Note: Gravesite/Plot info taken from VA Cemetery Listing. Previous Memorial# 14912851 created Jul 13, 2006, has disappeared.
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section T Site 3695
 
Created by: Dan Arnes
Record added: Oct 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118684007
Ens James Francis Jim Burke, Jr
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Ens James Francis Jim Burke, Jr
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Ens James Francis Jim Burke, Jr
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- Dan Arnes
 Added: Oct. 14, 2013
 
 
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