James Leslie Burke
Second Lieutenant, Army
Hometown: Bland County, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 13, 1944
Died In: St Mere Eglise, Normandy, France
Awards: Purple Heart
Second Lieutenant Burke served with the 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division.
He was a 1939 graduate of Ceres High School and was the manager of a restaurant in Wytheville, Virginia before the war.
He is buried in Normandy American Cemetery, Normandy, France.