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Bernard Victor Walsh

Head and shoulders image taken whilst overseas exactly where is unknown

Bernie Walsh taken whilst overseas

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bernard Victor AWMM
  • Surname
    Walsh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bernie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 494782 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 June 1916 BDM, deaths WellingtonNew Zealand Family
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM 61 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Althea Lorna Walsh (wife), 61 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 494782 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Althea; father of two sons, one born in 1944 and the other in 1949. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    17 July 1996 BDM, deaths
    Age 81 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand Family
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Wellington Hospital Public - Russell Wayne - Child - 30 July 2015 - New Zealand Death Certificate issued 7 January 2011
  • Cause of death
    Bilater Pulmonary Embolii (1 day) Public - Russell Wayne - Child - 30 July 2015 - New Zealand Death Certificate issued 7 January 2011
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Ashes scattered AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Evening Post, July 1996 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.147 AWMM
    • Walsh, R. (2014). World War 2 service history of Bernard Victor Walsh : 15th Reinforcements, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, regimental number 494782. publisher not identified [Wellington?] AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 January 2016Russell WayneNew ZealandChild

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