Burke, Joseph –

Son of Catherine Burke, of 66, Crompton Street, Farnworth, Lancashire; grandson of Mrs. Burke, of 12, Kent Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted November 1914. Seriously wounded in the legs and right arm in France on 11/08/1918, and died that day.

Personal details

  • Surname: Burke
  • Forename: Joseph
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 11th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 18265
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 23/08/1918

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