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Eileen Augusta BOURKE

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Place of Death: Kookynie Hospital
Date of Death: 30 June 1912
Date of Burial:01 July 1912
Age:11 years
Cause of Death:Diphtheria & Heart Failure
OGM Ref#: 1984


The child is buried in Plot 49 of the Roman Catholic portion of Kookynie Cemetery.

Her father, John Patrick Bourke, was born in 1873 in Ballarat, Victoria. He married Sarah Jane Duggan in 1900 at Paddington. She was born 1874 in Victoria. Eileen Augusta was their first born child. The others were: Margaret Johanna born 1903 at Paddington and John Patrick born 15 May 1905 at Paddington.

The child's mother died in 1925 in Perth. Her father died 19 July 1942 in Meekatharra, aged 67 years, after a short illness.

Parents:Sarah Jane (nee DUGGAN) and John Patrick BOURKE (Engine Driver)
Birth Details:1901, Paddington; Birth Registration 100/1901
Death Certificate:9/1912, North Coolgardie