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2LT Richard W Walsh

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2LT Richard W Walsh

Birth
Death
17 Jan 1945 (aged 20)
Darwin, Darwin City, Northern Territory, Australia
Burial
San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA Add to Map
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Lt. Richard W. Walsh, Army bombardier and son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Walsh of 463 ft Twenty-first street, was killed in a bomber crash at Darwin, Australia, on Jan. 17, according to war department message to his parents. Lieutenant Walsh, who received his commission at the Carlsbad, N. M., base in May, 1944, had been overseas for four months and six missions. No details of the crash in which he was killed were included in the war department's message. Born in San Bernardino, Lieutenant Walsh was graduated from the senior high school in 1942 and was enrolled at the valley junior college when called into the Army air forces. He was a member of Arrowhead parlor, Native Sons.
Lt. Richard W. Walsh, Army bombardier and son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Walsh of 463 ft Twenty-first street, was killed in a bomber crash at Darwin, Australia, on Jan. 17, according to war department message to his parents. Lieutenant Walsh, who received his commission at the Carlsbad, N. M., base in May, 1944, had been overseas for four months and six missions. No details of the crash in which he was killed were included in the war department's message. Born in San Bernardino, Lieutenant Walsh was graduated from the senior high school in 1942 and was enrolled at the valley junior college when called into the Army air forces. He was a member of Arrowhead parlor, Native Sons.


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