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Joseph Thomas Edison Walsh

In memory of:

Sapper Joseph Thomas Edison Walsh

August 7, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

F/23378

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Division:

3 Field Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

February 29, 1920
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

October 21, 1939
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Joseph and Margaret Walsh. Husband of Ruth Muriel Walsh, of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 471 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. A. 4.

Location:

FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY stands on the right bank of the River Arno, just south of the road to Pontassieve and to Arezzo and 5 kilometres east of Florence. Take the A1 Roma to Milano road and exit at Firenze sud. Follow the road (No.67) towards Pontassieve and Arezzo. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff but will be unmanned. The local gardening staff working hours are as follows:
From first Monday in April:
Monday to Thursday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.45
Friday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30
From first Monday in October:
Monday to Thursday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00
Friday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Joseph Thomas Edison Walsh– Sapper Joseph Thomas Edison Walsh, RCE. KIA Ortona, Italy, 07 August 1944. May he rest in eternal peace. Always Remembered.
  • Grave Marker– Sapper J. T. Walsh, Florence Cemetery, Italy.

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