James Rourke

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 31389
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 28.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 9

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 23 Rose St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Grant & Baxter, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mrs Rourke, 33 Caldrum St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Allison Rourke, 211 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Children:

    Georgina, born 17.06.1917

More about James Rourke

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

James Rourke   31389   Cameron Highlanders

Mrs Rourke, 33 Caldrum Street, Dundee, has received intimation that her son, Private James Rourke, Cameron Highlanders has been posted as missing since 28th March last.  He is 20 years of age, enlisted 18 months ago, and had only been in France six weeks. Prior to enlistment he was employed with Messrs Grant & Baxter, Dundee.  One brother has been discharged.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 28th May1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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