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Francis John WALSH

Regimental number3578
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMessenger
Address45 Mallett Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs R M Walsh, 45 Mallett Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3578B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 9), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rachel M WALSH.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5938 Pte Stanislaus WALSH, 19th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 April 1918; Cousin: 4498 Pte Alfred Dunleavy NESBITT, 19th Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1917.

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