Walsh, Thomas Francis

BORN HULL 1880. SON OF ANTHONY WALSH (1843-1912) AND CATHERINE WALSH (1844-1926). SON OF A BRICKLAYER. BOTH HIS PARENTS WERE BORN IN IRELAND. ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN AND THREE SONS LOST IN THE WAR. THE FAMILY LIVED AT 14 NEWTON COURT ALDBORO STREET IN 1881; 3 SCOTTS PLACE, SCOTT STREET IN 1901; 4 WOODBINE TERRACE, RODNEY STREET IN 1911 AND 5 WOODBINE AVENUE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL, IN 1916. HE WORKED AS A LABOURER.

HE ENLISTED IN LIVERPOOL. SERVED WITH THE 8TH YORK & LANCS REGIMENT. KILLED ON 01/07/1916, AGED 36

HIS NAME IS LISTED ON ST CHARLES’ CHURCH MEMORIAL. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 13TH NOVEMBER 1916, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. *
HIS BROTHER PTE, ANTHONY WALSH (1874-1916), 4689 YORK AND LANCS, HAD BEEN DISCHARGED FROM THE ARMY SUFFERING FROM MANIA AND DIED IN BEVERLEY ASYLUM, IN MAY 1916. HIS OTHER BROTHER, JOSEPH EDWARD WALSH DIED AS A PRISONER OF WAR IN GERMANY ON 2ND JANUARY 1917.


First name:
THOMAS FRANCIS
Military Number:
22902
Rank:
Private
Date Died
01/07/1916
Place died:
Authuile Military Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France
Age:
36
6 ETTY GROVE, GORDON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK