BURKE & WILLS

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  • BURKE'S BIRTH

    BURKE'S BIRTH
    BURKE: 1821-1861
    HE WAS BORN AND EDUCATED IN GALWAY, IRELAND, HE SERVED IN THE ARMY AND THEN JOINED THE IRISH POLICE FORCE.
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    BURKE AND WILLS

  • WILLS BIRTH

    WILLS BIRTH
    WILLS:1834-1861
    HE WAS BORN IN DEVON, ENGLAND AND BECAME A DOCTOR AND SURVEYOR.
  • BURKE AND WILLS EXPEDITION

    BURKE AND WILLS EXPEDITION
    On the 20th. of August, 1860, Robert O'Hara Burke led an expedition of 16 men out of Melbourne with the ambition of being the first persons to cross the continent from south to north
  • BURKE AND WILLS DEATH DATE

    BURKE AND WILLS DEATH DATE
    THEY DIED OF STARVATION AT COOPER CREEK, 28TH JUNE, 1861