Name: ENS James Francis Burke, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/01/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.7
Date of Birth: 12/04/1944
Home City: Yonkers, NY
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HA(L)-3 DET 3
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 24E-058
Short Summary: Crashed in bad weather in IV Corp.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00651
Call sign: Seawolf
Service number: 691235
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1315 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Vinh Long Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: LONG ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY, NY
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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