Edmund George (Sonny) BOURKE MID


BOURKE, Edmund George

Service Number: 2/401173
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)
Born: Langley Vale, New South Wales, Australia, 25 March 1927
Home Town: Singleton, Northumberland, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed, Korea, 7 June 1953, aged 26 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Private Bourke's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra Korean War Memorial, Korean War Memorial (Ipswich, Qld), Lithgow War Memorial, Memorial Lane Murals (Gympie, Qld)
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Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Australian Army (post WW2), Lance Corporal, SN 2/401173, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)

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