Edward WALSH

Edward Walsh Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Ireland
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Carpenter
Enlisted
02-October-1914
Place
Brisbane
Age
22
Status
Single
Service No
1812
Rank
Gunner
Unit
Army Service Corps, 8th Company
Embarked
22-December-1914
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli
Highest rank
Lance Corporal
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
24-June-1915
Place
Ari Burnu, Gallipoli
Cemetery or Memorial
Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Notes

Name on ROH: T. WALSH

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Edward Walsh was among the first Australians to land at Gallipoli. On 23 June he received shrapnel wounds to his head and chest and died of his wounds the next day.

25 soldiers named on the Roll of Honour died during the Gallipoli campaign.