Edward Joseph Burke, USN

Born  2 Nov 1907Larksville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Died  18 Aug 1967(59)


30 Jun 1937 Lt.
1 Jan 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Lt.Cdr.
1 Oct 1942 T/Cdr.
30 Mar 1945 T/Capt.


24 Jan 1944 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Edward Joseph Burke, USN

USS Simpson (DD 221)Lt.Destroyer7 Dec 19418 Jan 1943
USS Plunkett (DD 431)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer14 Sep 194215 Feb 1944

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Destroyer USS Plunkett (DD 431)

9 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Plunkett (Cdr. E.J. Burke, USN) picks up 13 survivors of the American destroyer USS Buck that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-616 about 50 nautical miles south of Capri in position 38°57'N, 14°28'E.

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