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Flight Sergeant ( Pilot ) Joseph Gerald Burke

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Flight Sergeant ( Pilot ) Joseph Gerald Burke

Birth
Sluice Point, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death
20 Feb 1944 (aged 20)
Burial
Charlottenburg, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
Plot
8. E. 28.
Memorial ID
18402782 View Source

BURKE, JOSEPH GERALD Flying Sergeant (P) R153147. From Sluice Point, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Feb 20, 1944 age 20. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Target – Leipzig, Germany. Please see TailIon J.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Pilot Burke was buried at Ghode, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

Note: The entirety of Burke's RCAF records, including correspondence from his father, render his middle name as "Gerald" vice "Gerard". The name is so amended.

BURKE, JOSEPH GERALD Flying Sergeant (P) R153147. From Sluice Point, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Feb 20, 1944 age 20. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Target – Leipzig, Germany. Please see TailIon J.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Pilot Burke was buried at Ghode, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

Note: The entirety of Burke's RCAF records, including correspondence from his father, render his middle name as "Gerald" vice "Gerard". The name is so amended.


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