They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.

LEST WE FORGET

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Details for Alexander James O'Rourke

Warrant Number:5392
Surname:O'Rourke
Forenames:Alexander James
Age Group:Adult
Age:60
Denomination:Roman Catholic Church
Type:Burial
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:25 September 1944 (Monday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: 18
Plot #: 5
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of ALEXANDER JAMES O'ROURKE, beloved husband of Elizabeth O'Rourke, died 21 September 1944 aged 60; and his beloved wife, BRIDGET ELIZABETH, died 2 January 1977 aged 89. R.I.P.

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block 18, plot 5.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
O'RourkeBridget ElizabethBurialAdult89Unknown04/01/1977