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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1842 Ireland. d. 15/03/1902 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/06/1863 Hanover Courthouse, Virginia.

 

Burke was born in Ireland in 1842. He joined the 5th New York Cavalry in October 1861, and mustered out in October 1864. Burke died on 15 March 1902 and his remains are interred at the Calvary Cemetery in New York.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of battle flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION; CALVARY CEMETERY, WOODSIDE, NEW YORK.

3rd Cav, Section 28, Range 9, Plot D, Grave 21

 

Thomas Burke

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