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John Michael WALSH

Regimental number1279
Place of birthTownsville Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressFletcher Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Walsh, Fletcher Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1232 Pte Walter Patrick WALSH, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1964

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