|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Address||Belclutha, Turner Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, Mrs C M Walshe, Belclutha, Turner Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Warwick Farm, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||4346A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 10), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John William and Caroline Mary WALSHE|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 54th Bn and reverted to the rank of Private, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 1 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19-20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19-20 July 1916'
Note, Red Cross File No 2850404: 'No trace Germany. Cert by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'
Statement, 4321 Pte J. THORPE, 54th Bn, 8 September 1917; '[T]he soldier referred to in your letter was "killed" on the night of July 19th, 1916, in the counter attack made on us by the Germans. I did not personally see him killed, though another soldier I knew personally well, and a friend of Walshe's, told me that he saw poor Walshe killed at once by a shell.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WALSHE Bernard Martin
Red Cross file 2850404