Capt James Joseph Walsh

1895 Sep 20 Born at Fethard, Wexford

1901 census at Lewistown, Templetown, Wexford

Educated Sherry's College, Dublin

1915 Aug 3. Enlisted in Cork. He was a Bank Clerk living at Lewistown House, Fethard. Father is Thomas Francis Walsh, solicitor

1915 Nov . Posted overseas with 7th Leinster Regt

1917 Mar 28 Commissioned 2nd Lt in RDF

1917 Jul Wounded at Ypres

1918 Dec Served as Adjutant of No1 Remount Depot in Egypt

1920 Oct 22. The undermentioned temp. Lts. relinquish the temp. rank of Capt. - J. J. Walsh, Serv. Bn , R. Dub. Fus , on ceasing to be empld. as Adjt. of a Remt. Depot

1920 Nov 17. Relinquishes his commission as Lt in RDF and is granted rank of Capt.

1920 Dec 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1262. Posted to E Coy

1921 Feb 3. Posted to Depot. Promoted DI3

1921 Mar 9. Posted to P Coy . Intelligence Officer

1921 Jul 2. Relinquished appointment of IO of P Coy

1921 Aug 26. Discharged to Permanent Cadet in RIC

1921 Sep 20. Married Heartsease Dora Oldbury Burne in London (RIC record)

1921 Oct 1. Posted to Collooney, Sligo

1922 Feb. His car was highjacked near Collooney and his wife was injured

1922 Apr Leaves RIC on tendering his resignation

1922 Oct Called to the Bar in Ireland

1938 Jun 19. He became ill during a court case in Tipperary Town, and died


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