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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