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John Burke
« on: Monday 02 November 20 09:44 GMT (UK) »
Hi I am looking for information on John (Jack) burke died 1942 Capetown South Africa he was in America Navy. He was reburied 8th June 1949 Holy Cross Cemetery Philadelphia with his wife Carolina he was brother of Bob Burke 

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Re: John Burke
« Reply #1 on: Monday 02 November 20 10:36 GMT (UK) »
Can you give us a few further details. When and where was he born ?

Will bash on with this angle until you come back and confirm further details.............

I found an entry for a John Francis Burke born 1881 and died 27 April 1942    
Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa.
Resided :- 3302 Friendship Street Philadelphia. Married.

4th assistant engineer. SS Robert Luckenbach.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2QM-Z6XL

United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940  - John Francis Burke - Military Service 24 March 1919  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Birth Date 29 Feb 1880 - Death Date 27 Apr 1942

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS1C-C5M3?cc=2968245&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AQPCB-HLZS
 

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Re: John Burke
« Reply #2 on: Monday 02 November 20 10:46 GMT (UK) »
There is a FIND A GRAVE entry for the gentleman above. Would have a different spouse to the one you mention.

John Francis Burke - 1889 Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
died   27 Apr 1942 (aged 5253)
Cape Town, City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

   
Holy Cross Cemetery Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
PLOT   Section 26 Range 12

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19376448/_#

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Re: John Burke
« Reply #3 on: Monday 02 November 20 10:56 GMT (UK) »
The wife of John Francis Burke was Mary Campbell - FIND A GRAVE

Mary V Campbell Burke - 10 Apr 1887 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
Died   7 October   1946 (aged 59) Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania,

   
Holy Cross Cemetery Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
PLOT   Section 26 Range 12

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19376438/mary-v-burke

Death Certificate gives the 3302 Friendship Street Philadelphia address which is the same as John Francis Burke.

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Re: John Burke
« Reply #4 on: Monday 02 November 20 10:57 GMT (UK) »
The couple married 1919 - Mary V Campbell - Spouse John F Burke

Marriage Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. - Marriage Year 1919
Marriage License Number 412379

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« Reply #5 on: Monday 02 November 20 10:59 GMT (UK) »
1920 census Porter Street Philadelphia Ward 39 Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

Robert Campbell 70
Katharine Campbell 68   
John Burke 39   Son-in-law
Margart Campbell 37   Daughter
Mary Burke   34   Wife
William Campbell 31   Son

1930 census Friendship Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

Robert Campbell 76   
John F Burke 48
Margaret Campbell 44   
Mary Burke   43

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Re: John Burke
« Reply #6 on: Monday 02 November 20 11:02 GMT (UK) »
1940 census Friendship Street Philadelphia

John Burke 56   Head
Margaret Campbell 55 Sister-in-law
Mary Burke 54   Wife
Mary Hahenlestner 15 Niece

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Re: John Burke
« Reply #7 on: Monday 02 November 20 11:05 GMT (UK) »
The Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Mary Burke - Death from head injury
8 Oct 1946, Tue    Page 21

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/62392196/mary-burke-8-october-1946/

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Re: John Burke
« Reply #8 on: Monday 02 November 20 11:43 GMT (UK) »
Hi Sandra (Many Many Thanks) that's him born 1880 Faithlegg, Co Waterford Ireland immigrated to America 1906 to his brother Robert (Bob) Burke he also had five sisters who went with him from that year until 1915 son of Thomas Burke & Kate Hennebery,  Thanks Again J Burke