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Thomas F. Walsh

Private

23rd Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Excelsior
  • Planted By: Miss M. Haymes
  • Plaque: 408

Additional Info

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Biography

Thomas Francis Walsh was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and a labourer when he enlisted with the C Company 23rd Battalion, 6th Infantry Brigade on 12 February 1915. According to his digitised service record he had some issues with authority, including being absent without leave, entering town without a pass and ├Žinterfering with the police'. Whist in Rouen, France, he was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to the buttock and also suffering bronchial pneumonia. He was invalided to England and later was discharged to Australia on 30 June 1918.
Tree No. 408

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour