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Ernest John WALSH

Regimental number13678
Place of birthCasino New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressCasino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Walsh, Walker Street, Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'Has served throughout with the A.A.M.C. details attached to 18th Battalion. Both in and out of the line he has been unsparing of self. His work of looking after wounded and sick has been invaluable in the line and in quarters has materially assisted to maintain the high standard of health.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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