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Joseph WELSH

Regimental number1864
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
AddressSydney GPO, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 11"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lucy Welsh, 60 Mary Street off Albion Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service10th New Zealanders S. Africa 4 years E. Battery Field Artillery. Left to join A.I.F.
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Catherine WELSH
Discharge date9 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 16 December 1917; disembarked Sydney; discharged (wounded), Sydney, 9 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death19 March 1939
Age at death52
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WELSH Joseph

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