[SS "Koombana": list of crew as per copy of Articles at shipping office, Fremantle, Adelaide Steamship Company, April 1912. provided to the author by Jean Northover, City Beach, Western Australia]

...

Walter Burrows was supposed to have joined

the stewards department at last moment.

["The Koombana", The West Australian, Friday 12 April 1912, page 7]

OFFICIAL LIST OF CREW

The following official list of the names of the crew who signed on the s.s. Koombana's articles and who were supposed to have gone in the vessel is supplied by the Shipping Master of Fremantle (Captain T. W. Smith). The age, birthplace, and capacity of each member is given:--

...

Walter Burrows, supposed to have shipped at last moment before vessel left Fremantle.

["The Officers and Crew", The Sunday Times (Perth, WA), Sunday 14 April 1912, page 12]

..; Walter Burrows, supposed to have shipped at last moment before vessel left Fremantle.