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 Edward Burke Newkirk, Jr

Edward Burke Newkirk, Jr

Birth
Duplin County, North Carolina, USA
Death 4 Sep 1955 (aged 50)
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 131654709 · View Source
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Born in Duplin County, North Carolina, a son of Edward Burke Newkirk, Sr. and Leila Sandlin McIntire Newkirk, he was the brother of Herbert Eakins Newkirk; and, Worth Haywood Newkirk.

Following the example of patriotism of their father who served during World War I, the sons enlisted to serve during World War II.

Group Captain Edward Burke Newkirk served in the Army Air Corps and Royal Canadian Ferry Command during WW II and Korean War.


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  • Created by: Barbara Ardis Coker
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131654709
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Burke Newkirk, Jr (23 Jun 1905–4 Sep 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131654709, citing Sumter Cemetery, Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Ardis Coker (contributor 47953916) .