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John Edmund Walsh

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Edmund AWMM
  • Surname
    Walsh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    54998 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    WaihiWaihi AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J.H. Walsh (father), Mackay Street, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    54998 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Barman AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      103 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Henry Walsh, of Mackay St., Waihi, Thames.

    Embarked, 14 July 1917; disembarked Southhampton, England, 25 September 1917, and marched into Sling Camp.
    Marched out of Sling Camp and proceeded overseas to France, 26 October 1917; marched into NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 28 October 1917.
    Joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 11 November 1917.
    Killed in action, 30 March 1918.

    Parents: Mr & Mrs James Henry Walsh, Mackay Street, Waihi, Thames AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 March 1918 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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    • Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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