Bernard M. Burke

Korean War
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJune 25 1952
National Defense Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Corporal Burke was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Corporal Burke was a veteran of World War II. During the Korean War, he was a member of the 11th Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. On June 25, 1952, during a training jump, he lost his parachute harness and fell to his death.