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Richard Clarence WALSH

Regimental number998
Place of birthPort Macquarie New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostal assistant
Addressc/o Miss C Walsh, Mater Misericordia Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Wilfred Ambrose Walsh, c/o Miss C Walsh, Mater Misericordia Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll998A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 April 1918
Place of burialMillencourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2055 Pte Francis Joseph WALSH, 13th Bn, died of wounds, 21 August 1915; 997 Pte Philip Ambrose WALSH, 45th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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