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Walter Burke

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service19.5.1800CSORN
Last Known Service7.1801CSORN
Date of Death7.1801 - Royal Naval Hospital, PlymouthCSORN
Cause of DeathDied of woundsCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
19.5.1800 LieutenantCSORN
Doris (36) 1795-1805
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 

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Posted by Des grant on Saturday 6th of January 2018 22:58

His father was Lord Nelson's purser on Victory- same name.

Posted by Brian Stephens on Friday 11th of April 2014 02:40

BURKE, WALTER, lieutenant of the Doris, died in 1801, in consequence of . severe wounds, which he received from a grape shot, in the attack on La Chevrette. (Navel History of Great Britain pub. 1818)

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