Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Charles Burke

In memory of:

Stoker 1st Class William Charles Burke

March 15, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

P/JX 220898

Age:

21

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Navy

Division:

H.M.S. Vortigern

Additional Information


Son of John and Gertrude Violet Burke. Native of Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 148 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Panel 68, Column 2.

Location:

The Memorial is situated on Southsea Common overlooking the promenade, and is accessible at all times.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Cross– Memorial Cross donated by the Burke family.
  • Picture of William Charles Burke
  • A plaque presented to the Burke family

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