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Harold WALSH #4447

Harold Walsh, 11th Light Horse Regiment

Indigenous Australian, Harold WALSH, 11th Light Horse Regiment. Harold WALSH (1895-1974) was born at Duaringa near Rockhampton. When he enlisted in the first AIF in January 1918 he did not name any living relatives, instead listed ‘friend’ Mrs Amelia Grace Bromley as his next of kin. Harold was sent to Brisbane where he did his … Read more

Charles WALSH #24222

Charles Walsh, Reserve Regiment

Indigenous Australian, Charles WALSH, Reserve Unit Charles WALSH was born on Torella / Torilla Station, central Queensland in 1900 and was working at Blairmore Station, Gayndah when he volunteered to serve with the first AIF in September 1918. Assigned to the Reserve Unit at Rifle Range Camp, Enoggera he was given ‘home leave’ in anticipation … Read more

Arthur WALSH #2050

Arthur Walsh, 4th Machine Gun Company

Indigenous Australian, Arthur WALSH, 4th Machine Gun Battalion Arthur WALSH was born on Torella / Tiorilla Station, central Queensland in 1898 and was working as a dairyman on Nindooinbah Station, Beaudesert, when he volunteered to serve with the first AIF in July 1917, just 19 years old. Walsh stated that he didn’t know the names … Read more