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BourkeFrank Russell26Occupation: Printer. Next of kin: Sister. Address: Montreal .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
BourkeGLieutenantSource: QSA Medal Rolls95th Company, 24th Btn, IY
BourkeHReceived the Mediterranean Medal
3rd Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
(Queen's Own) Royal West Kent Regiment
BourkeHenry BeresfordCaptainHe was born 12 June 1855, son of the Reverend John Bourke and Louisa Maria, daughter of James Potts; and was a grandson of the 3rd Earl of Mayo. He was educated at Sherbourne School, and entered the 1st West India Regiment on 30 November 1876. He was Acting Fort Adjutant, Cape Coast Castle, 28 April 1892 to 30 May 1892, and became Captain 5 October 1887. He served in the Tambaka Expedition in 1892, and was present at the capture of Tambi (Medal and clasp). He took part in the operations against the Sofas, West Coast of Africa, in 1893-94; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 28 February 1894], and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 8 June 1894]: "Henry Beresford Bourke, Captain, West India Regiment. In recognition of services during the recent operations on the West Coast of Africa". The Insignia, etc, were sent to Captain Bourke 28 June 1894. He became Major 1 April 1894, and Lieutenant Colonel 28 March 1898; operations Sierra Leone; Karene Expedition, 1898-99 (clasp). Retired 9 May 1903. Lieutenant Colonel H B Bourke served during the European War as Draft Conducting Officer.


Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
West India Regiment
BourkeHubert Dougald46Source: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
BourkeJSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 8th Contingent
BourkeJSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls8th Battery, RFA
BourkeJ1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's) Liverpool Regiment
BourkeJ3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Buffs) East Kent Regiment
BourkeJ1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South Staffordshire Regiment
BourkeJ4644PrivateQSA (6)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Talana from the Talana book
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
BourkeJ1st Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Royal Munster Fusiliers
BourkeJ2nd Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Royal Munster Fusiliers
BourkeJVolunteer Service Company 1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's) Liverpool Regiment
BourkeJOrdinary SeamanQSA (0). Ref: 181.943. Medal returned
Source: QSA medal rolls
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