Pte. Walsh’s Grave, Belgium.
VAC. “Joseph Michael Walsh.” CWVM. Accessed January 30, 2017.
CEF no. 124326
Joseph Michael Walsh resided at 141 Sackville St. in London, ON, and worked as a salesman for the London Free Press prior to the war. He was considered fit for service and enlisted with the 70th Canadian Infantry Battalion on 3 November 1915, at the age of twenty. He was transferred to D Company, 58th Btn. and was killed in action 21 August 1916 in Belgium, only two months into active duty.
He is commemorated on page 178 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Parliament Hill).
Grave: Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium.