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Full Name: John Patrick Walsh
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): John Patrick
Surname: Walsh
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 19990
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Factory hand
Next of Kin: Mrs I. Walsh (mother), 1 Glen Street, Oamaru, North Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 1 Glen Street, Oamaru, North Otago, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 219
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 15 July 1942
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1942
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: XXI. D. 1.
Biographical Notes: John Walsh was the son of John Fenton Walsh and Isabella Ellen Walsh, of Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand.
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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