BOURKE / BURKE – Patrick 52nd Light Infantry

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NameBOURKE / BURKE – Patrick
Regiment (s)52nd Light Infantry
Regiment Number (s) 787
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th April 1832 / 19 years / Waterford Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
6 Ft 0 in
Fair / Hazel / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 2 years 5 months
West Indies –  3 years 5 months
North America  – 5 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 36 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 10th May 1853 – Board of Inquiry Dublin 28th April 1853
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not Yet Known
Pension Districts1853 Chatham
1854 Deptford
1854 Chatham
1854 Deptford
1856 Portsmouth
1856 Chatham
1857 Salisbury
1862-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/4d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862  Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK  31st December 1862
Date/Place of Birth1813  Cashel Tipperary Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not Yet Known
SiblingsNot Yet Known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
DONOHEY / DONACHY Catherine
c1825 Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeEllen B 1867 Wonnerup Western Australia
M KENWORTHY Ernest 1887 Perth Western Australia
Matilda Mary B 1869 Perth Western Australia
M BARRY James 1891 Perth Western Australia
D 2nd September 1950 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Catherine B 1875 Perth Western Australia
M LANGOULANT Joseph William 1892 Fremantle Western Australia
D 5th June 1940 Wembley Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial30th June 1868 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 British Army World Wide Index – Patrick is with the 52nd at  Berbice and Demerara (now Guyana – this was British Guiana from 1838 to 1966)
1851 British Army World Wide Index – Patrick is with the 52nd at Limerick Ireland1861 English Census (RG9 3373) shows Patrick and Catherine BOURKE 19 Mill Street Leeds England