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Raymond Augustine WALSH

Regimental number15438
Date of birth29 July 1897
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address13 Thomas Street, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Walsh, 13 Thomas Street, Windsor, Victoria
Previous military service7th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Other details

War Service: France, Western Front

Lost both his legs at the Battle of the Somme

Discharged medically unfit

Son of John and Frances Elizabeth (nee Sullivan) Walsh
Date of death4 June 1984 - South Caulfield, Victoria
Age at death86
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, Melbourne on 7 June 1984

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