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John O'Rourke

In memory of:

Lance Corporal John O'Rourke

October 20, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Newfoundland Regiment


1st Bn.


Military Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information

Son of James O'Rourke, of Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 91 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. B. 13.


VICHTE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 40 Km east of Ieper town centre and 13 Km east of Kortrijk. The N8 connects Ieper to Kortrijk via Menen and Wevelgem, after which it joins the southbound A17 towards Aalbeke. 3 Km after joining the A17 lies the junction with the E17 towards Gent. 12 Km along the E17 lies the right hand turning onto the N36 towards Vichte. The village of Ingooigem is located 6 Km along the N36. On reaching the village of Ingooigem the cemetery is located by turning right onto Beukenhofstraat for 800 metres, the second right hand turning leads onto Lendedreef and finally left onto Elf Novemberlaan. The VICHTE MILITARY CEMETERY is located on the left hand side of the Elf Novemberlaan.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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