- Existence: July 18, 1918 - July 15, 2002
- Usage: July 18, 1918 - July 15, 2002
Anne Burke was born in Bethlehem, PA, on July 18, 1918. She graduated from St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing before volunteering December 3, 1940. She was discharged in December of 1946 from Fort Dix. Burke was stationed at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, England General Hospital Atlantic City, Valley Forge General Hospital, as well as Melbourne, Australia, and Fisnchhafen, New Guinea. She worked as a nurse and, during the war, met, married, and buried her husband Andrew O'Rorke, a United States Marine Corps Officer who served during the Battle of Guadalcanal and Cape Gloucester, New Britain in the Solomon Islands, with the 1st Marine Division. Anne served in the Fourth General Hospital for three years while in Melbourne. She passed away on July 15, 2002, at VNA Hospice, at St. Lukes, Fountain Hill PA.