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John Francis WALSH

Regimental number2897
Place of birthScarsdale Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSchool teacher
Address6 Randolph Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Miss Sarah Jane Walsh, 6 Randolph Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date15 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1918
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Melvina WALSH.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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