• William John Baulch

Army / Flying Corps
  • 58th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 3rd Brigade
  • Private

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  • Victory Medal
  • Enlistment - WW1

    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  • Birth

    Nirranda, VIC, Australia

Stories and comments
    • description of photo in Australian War Memorial.
    • Posted by helenpre, Sunday, 15 November 2015

    Honour Board of The Boys of the Shirley School (via Beaufort, Victoria) who fought in the Great War 1914-1919. Identified top to bottom row, left to right: Top Row: 3209 Corporal (Cpl) James Edward O’Halloran, killed in action at Pozieres, France on 5 Aug 1916; Private (Pte) J O’Halloran, probably 2537 Driver (Dvr) Eugene John O’Halloran, died of dysentery and cerebellum tumor at Malta on 10 Oct 1915; 2566 Pte William John Baulch, wounded in action at the Somme, France and died of wounds on 1 Dec 1916. Second Row: 1806 Pte Robert William Haig, killed in action at Bullecourt, France on 3 May 1917; 1786 Pte Walter George Waldron, killed in action near Westhoek Ridge, Belgium on 15 October 1917; 1418 Pte Arthur William Waldron, returned to Australia on 11 Jan 1918. Third Row: Pte G. Sanderson, probably V58605 Pte Gilbert Sanderson; 6996 Pte Michael Egan, returned to Australia 23 Jul 1919; Dvr P.E. Waldron, probably 6926 Sapper (Spr) Edward Percival Waldron, returned to Australia 12 May 1919. Bottom Row: 6927 Spr Albert George Waldron, returned to Australia 9 Feb 1919; Pte J Gillahan, either 1452 Pte Joseph Simon Gillahan, returned to Australia 14 Dec 1918 or 1913 Pte Leo Gillahan, wounded in action at Bullecourt, France and died of wounds on 13 May 1917; Dvr L O’Halloran, probably 6919A Pte Lawrence O’Halloran, returned to Australia 10 Dec 1918; Pte G Sandlant, probably 434 Pte George Albert Sandlant, returned to Australia 24 Sep 1918.

    Australian War Memorial