|Place of birth||Geelong, Victoria|
|Address||Convent of Mercy, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Sister, Catherine Walsh, Convent of Mercy, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Geelong, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave 65), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Mary Atkins WALSH|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, ex-HMT 'Wandilla', 7 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Previous report of missing now, 28 July 1916, to be reported as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Buried Eaton Hall Military Cemetery by Reverend S.A. Beveridge, 20 July 1916.
Statement, Red Cross File No 2850304, 761 Lance Corporal R.M. TATE, 31st Bn, 21 May 1917: 'I saw Walsh's grave at Eton (sic) Hall Cemetery to the right of Cellar Farm Avenue at Fleurbaix. A service was held over the burial by the Presbyterian padre, Cpt Cranston. Walsh himself was an R.C. A cross was erected over the grave with name number and unit upon it.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WALSH Thomas
Red Cross file 2850304