|Regiment/Unit:||Connaught Rangers, 5th Battalion|
|Date of Death:||28-08-1915|
|Cause:||Killed in action, Gallipoli|
|Memorial:||Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey|
Henry was born January 1876 on Dublin Street, Longford, the son of John Walsh, a baker, and his first wife Mary Hussey. He had a number of siblings, including Robert a baker who also served in the Great War with the Royal Irish Fusiliers (No. 7901), and John who served with the Connaught Rangers.
Pte Walsh was killed as a result of the actions at S.W.B. Gully and Kaiajik Aghala from the afternoon of 27 and to the morning of 28 August, and was one of two Longford soldiers to die there, the other being Pte Christopher Kennedy.
|Parents Names:||Son of John Walsh and the late Mary (née Hussey), Killashee Street, Longford|
|Notes:||Many thanks to John Feeney of Athlone for the additional information on the Walsh family.|