Frederick Thomas WALSH

WALSH, Frederick Thomas

Service Number: 1579
Enlisted: 28 November 1914, Enlisted at Claremont, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Christian Brothers, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Dynamo Attendant
Died: Wounds, Tigne Hospital, Malta, 22 July 1915
Cemetery: Addolorata Cemetery
Block E, Plot EA, Row A, Grave 652 H.C. Schembri officiated Headstone inscription reads: In loving memory of our darling son who will never be forgotten, Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beechworth War Memorial, City of Brunswick Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

28 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1579, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Claremont, WA
2 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, 1579, 12th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
2 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, 1579, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Adelaide
12 Jul 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 1579, 12th Infantry Battalion, Wounds to the pelvis

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Michael John and Elizabeth Walsh of 91 Weston Street, Brunswick Victoria later of Coburg, Victoria. Brother of Catherine Veronica Walsh, Kathleen May Walsh, Ellen Victoria Walsh and Eileen Frances Walsh

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

While living in Tasmania he studied Electric Engineering