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4414   Private Patrick Burke
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 11/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Died: 17/03/1915 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
Patrick Burke was born in Dungannon. He enlisted in Boyle, County Roscommon. Private Burke arrived in France with the Connaught Rangers on 7th October 1914. Private Patrick Burke was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he was killed in action in France on Wednesday 17th March 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery
  Souchez, Pas de Calais
Grave Ref: Grave XXVII-A-20
CWGC Casualty 585131
Summary      
Souchez is a village 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. The cemetery is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here - 4414
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Patrick Burke's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021