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Burke, Bernard Andrew
BURKE, BERNARD ANDREW - Private
Son of John and Martha Burke; born July 13, 1891, Burlington, Ky.
Moved with parents to Lawrenceburg, Ind., when only a few years of age.
Painter. Called into service August 5, 1918, Lawrenceburg, Ind. Sent to
Syracuse, N. Y.; transferred to Edgewood, Md. Assigned to 2nd Company,
2nd Battalion, Edgewood Arsenal. Died October 3, 1918, Edgewood
Arsenal. Buried in Riverview Cemetery, Aurora, Ind. His was the first
gold star to be affixed to the Aurora Service Flag.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921