Name on ROH: M. TIPPNG
Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.
Brother of 5125 Private Thomas Lawrence Talty (not on Roll of Honour)
Michael Talty arrived in France with his unit in December 1916. He was wounded in action by a gunshot to his chest at Bullecourt on 2 May 1917. He was admitted to the 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station where he died from his wounds five days later. Michael’s mother read about his death in a local newspaper before she was officially notified.