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James Johnstone WALSH

Regimental number4834
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPolice constable
Address148 Edgeware Road, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFriend, Constable Thomas Reid Thomson, 148 Edgeware Road, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other detailsMedals: Croix de Guerre (Belgium), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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