Robert William Burke  Photo: Knud Riis  Updated:  18 DEC 2016
                                                                            
Airman:
 a014208.htm Surname: Burke Init: R W Rank: P/O Service: RAAF Sqdn: 460

P_link: p286.htm Plane: LAN JB600 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Near Torrild

Crash_d: d100444 Buried_d: b150444 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 7. 5

Han og 5 andre flyvere blev dræbt, da LAN JB600 styrtede ned nær Torrild, her.
En mand overlevede. De og 29 andre flyvere fra samme operation blev begravet i Esbjerg.

De 6 flyvere mindes på en mindetavle fra 1945 i Torrild Kirke.

Pilot Officer Robert William Burke, 22 år, var søn af Alfred og Florence May Burke, Sans Souci,
New South Wales, Australien. Han havde fået tildelt DFC, Distinguished Flying Cross.
(Kilde:CWGC)

Se hans navn blandt 47 navne i London og Horsens. Se også Google Map HorsensEH47 og
Google Map 460 Squadron RAAF-DK.
7 flyvere.

He and 5 other airmen were killed, when LAN JB600 crashed near Torrild, here.
One man survived. They and 29 airmen from the same operation were buried in Esbjerg.

The 6 airmen are commemorated on a memorial tablet from 1945 in Torrild Church.

Pilot Officer Robert William Burke, 22, was the son of Alfred and Florence May Burke, of Sans Souci,
New South Wales, Australia. Awards: DFC, Distinguished Flying Cross. (Source: CWGC)

See his name among 47 names in London and Horsens. See also Google Map HorsensEH47.

See Bomber Command No. 460 Squadron RAAF * 460 Squadron - Bomber Command WW2
No. 460 Squadron - Australian War Memorial * No. 460 Squadron RAAF.

See also Lancaster photos and Google Map 460 Squadron RAAF-DK.

Lancaster III JB600 AR-O took off from RAF Binbrook at 21.26 hrs on 09 APR 1944.
(Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)
7 airmen.