Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 2/4th Battalion)

Research and Resources around the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during WWI

Private James Leo Burke

Name: James Leo Burke
Birth Place: Clogheen, Co. Tipperary
Residence: New Court, Middx.
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Clogheen, Co. Tipperary
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 203442
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 2730, R. Bucks Hussars.

Name: BURKE, JAMES LEO
Initials: J L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 203442
Additional information: Son of Joanna Mary Burke, of Mountanglesby, Clogheen, Co. Tipperary, and the late Michael E. Burke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Please see:

The Attack on Pond Farm, 22nd August, 1917

The Attack On Pond Farm and Other Strong Posts, 21st -24th August 1917

Attack on Strongpoints, South East of St. Julian, 22nd August 1917

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele)

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