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David Walsh

In memory of:

Private David Walsh

November 11, 1915

France

Military Service


Service Number:

432420

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

49th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 11, 1890
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Enlistment:

January 6, 1915
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Thomas Walsh of St. John's, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 127 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

K. 58.

Location:

KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY is located 8 kilometres south of Ieper on a road leading from the Kemmelseweg (N331), connecting Ieper to Kemmel. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N336). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg (made prominent by a railway level crossing). On reaching the village of Kemmel the first right hand turning leads onto the Reningelststraat. 600 metres along the Reningelststraat lies the right hand turning onto Nieuwstraat. 500 metres along the Nieuwstraat on the right hand side of the road lies the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of David Walsh– David Edward Walsh (Nov. 11, 1890 - Nov. 11, 1915).
Moved from St. John's, NL to Alberta in 1913 to homestead.
Killed by a sniper in Belgium.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England

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