Studio portrait of Able Seaman (AB) Michael Henry Joseph Walsh. Born in East Melbourne on 8 ...

Accession Number P09115.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Hollywood Studios Sydney
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c 1939
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of Able Seaman (AB) Michael Henry Joseph Walsh. Born in East Melbourne on 8 September 1921, Walsh enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy on the 11 May 1938 at the age of 16. He was killed in action on 20 November 1941 when the Sydney was sunk off the coast of Western Australia by the German raider Kormoran, with the loss of all crew.

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