|Rank||Corporal U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||June 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.