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TSgt Alfred J Burke

TSgt Alfred J Burke

Birth
New York, USA
Death 14 Dec 1942
Japan
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot E Row 4 Grave 13
Memorial ID 56751233 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Mabel M. Burke who resided in Rochester, New York.

Alfred served as a Technical Sergeant in the 93rd Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on December 3, 1939 prior to the war. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being a Widower with dependents.

He became a POW of the Japanese Army in the "Fall Of The Philippines" in April-May, 1942.

Alfred died "While A POW" of the Japanese Army in POW Camp Ofuna, Tokyo, Japan during the war.

He was awarded the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 06718582

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56751233
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSgt Alfred J Burke (unknown–14 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56751233, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .