|Birth: ||Apr. 27, 1928|
|Death: ||Jun. 22, 1951|
James was living in San Antonio, TX when he entered the service and was a member of Company B, 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division.
He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on June 22, 1951.
Staff Sergeant Burke was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
-The above is courtesy of Finding Family 47632171
S/SGT, US MARINE CORPS
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: J, 17
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