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Robert O'Hara Burke (1820-1861) Irish explorer and leader of the Burke & Wills Expedition to explore the interior of Australia (1860-1861). Burke and Wills died of starvation on their return journey. Engraving from 'Heroes of Britain in Peace and War' by Edwin Hodder (London, c1880).

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Robert O'Hara Burke (1820-1861) Irish explorer and leader of the Burke & Wills Expedition to explore the interior of Australia (1860-1861).  Burke and Wills died of starvation on their return journey.  Engraving from 'Heroes of Britain in Peace and War' by Edwin Hodder (London, c1880).