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Richard Edward WALSH

Place of birthWestbury Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDrill instructor
AddressDrill Hall, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Walsh, Newstead near Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceA and I Staff
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name44th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Margaret M WALSH.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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