Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Gerard Burke

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Joseph Gerard Burke

February 20, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/53147

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

427 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Frederick and Emilie Burke, of Sluice Point, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 263 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

8. E. 28

Location:

The BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY is in the district of Charlottenburg, 8 kilometres west of the city centre, on the south side of the Heerstrasse. From Theodor Heuss Platz in the district of Charlottenburg near the exhibition hall complex and next to the olympic stadium, follow signs for Spandau, proceeding along the Heerstrasse. The Cemetery lies on the Heerstrasse on the left hand side of the road and 3 kilometres from Theodor Heuss Platz. Visitors should drive beyond the BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY to the traffic lights, then turn left directly onto a small one way street running parallel to the Heerstrasse. The Cemetery entrance is on this small one way road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOSEPH GERARD BURKE – From the research work done by Margaret Rose and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOSEPH GERARD BURKE – From the research work done by Margaret Rose and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial – Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flight Sergeant Joseph Gerard Burke is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flight Sergeant Joseph Gerard Burke is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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