Sergeant (Pilot) James Joseph Burke
James was the son of Patrick and Annie Burke (nee Maher) of Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand.
He was posted to No.485 squadron, from No.91 squadron, in December 1941. James lost his life during a training flight, along with Sgt Pilot Arnold George McNeil, when their Miles Magister (T9947), stalled at low level and crashed into trees at Three Bridges (near Crawley), Sussex.
Okioki ki te rangimarie – Rest in peace Sir.