Military

Revolutionary War

Mexican War

Civil War

Residents at the time of the Civil War who served from the area.

Later residents who served in other areas.

World War I

World War II

Vietnam War

Burke Women at War

There were no known Burke women who served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) or Women's Auxiliary Service Pilots (WASPs). However, some worked as "Rosie the Riveter" in war industraily plants. Gertrude Johnson Murrah, the author's mother, worked for Tod Shipyards in Tacoma Washington and the Ordnance Depot at Tooele, Utah, while she followed her husband Elroy to various military training installations. At Tooele she worked with Italian prisoners of war.