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
19.5.18007.1801Doris (36), LieutenantTNC
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical

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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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