12/07/1915- Completed Medical Examination Busselton WA
17/07/1915- To Depot Company Blackboy Hill WA as Private
16/08/1915- To ” C ” Company 32nd Battalion Blackboy Hill
28/11/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Geelong ” bound for Egypt
18/12/1915- Disembarked Alexandria ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
16/02/1916- Admitted 3rd Field Ambulance Tel-el-Kebir Egypt ( Influenza )
20/03/1916- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Sickness
13/05/1916- Admitted 15th Field Ambulance Ferry Post Egypt ( Rheumatism )
20/05/1916- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Injury
17/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
23/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
10/07/1916- Admitted 8th Field Ambulance ex 4th Field Ambulance France ( Acute Flat Feet )
15/07/1916- Rejoined Battalion in the field France
20/07/1916- Reported Missing in Action France
25/08/1917- Court of Enquiry found BOURKE to have been Killed in Action Fleurbaix France.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/15 Star – No. 24198

British War Medal – No. 24750

Victory Medal – No. 24583

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 329614

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Augusta War Memorial WA

Busselton Roll of Honour WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 120

VC Corner Australian Cemetery & Memorial, Fromelles France.