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Patrick Belty WALSH

Regimental number1568
Place of birthParsonstown, Co. Kerry, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinPat Walsh, Gurtmachurra, Kildyat, County Clare, Ireland
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 8 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 May 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name given as Patrick Betty WALSH on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date7 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to Gallipoli from Egypt, 20 November 1915. Wounded in action, and admitted to hospital, 7 December 1915 (bullet wound, face). Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 13 December 1915; to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 2 January 1916. Commenced return to Australia on board 'Argyllshire' from Suez, 3 March 1916; discharged, 7 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 January 1977
Place of burialKildysart Cemetery, Co. Clare, Ireland

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