Name: CPT John Joseph Burke
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/05/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.5
Date of Birth: 07/28/1943
Home City: New Hyde Park, NY
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 37E-030
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 153986
Service number: 091577
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 10/28/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST PAULS CEMETERY, HINGHAM, MA
This record was last updated on 08/25/1994
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