Anthony and Catherine Walsh, from Gordon Street, Hull, lost three sons, from their family of ten children. Their eldest son Anthony had served in the military for10 years before re-enlisting at the outbreak of war. He was discharged from the army with mania and committed to Beverley Asylum, where he died in May 1916. Their other son Thomas was killed, aged 36, on the 1st July 1916, serving with the York and  Lancs regiment. Their third son Joseph Walsh, 13th EYR, was wounded and captured at Serre, on 13th November 1916. He died of wounds in Gemany, on the 2nd January 1917, aged 31.

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