Richard John BURKE

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BURKE, Richard John

Service Number: 6708
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, France, 12 July 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6708, 1st Infantry Battalion
8 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6708, 1st Infantry Battalion, SS Port Nicholson, Sydney

WW1

The details provided are taken from the book "Stealth Raiders - a few daring men in 1918" written by Lucas Jordan, published 2017 - refer to pages 107+8 and 263. Prior to the war he was a waiter of Surry Hills NSW. He enlisted 7 Aug 1916 aged 36 years. He served with the 1st Infantry Battalion, unfortunately being Killed in Action 12 July 1918. Lest We Forget.

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