Burke, Joseph –

Son of Mr and Mrs. Burke, of 36, Balmoral Road, Farnworth, Lancashire. Previous service in the Farnworth Territorials. Enlisted Private 1571, 5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Captured prisoner of war. St. Gregory’s R.C. Church.

Personal details

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

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 2nd/5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 202478
  • Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 20/09/1918 18/10/1918 07/03/1919

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