Birth date: 6 August 1897
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Service number: VX40155 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: 2/10th Field Regiment

Rolls and Awards

Second World War POWs and Missing Persons

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Unit: 2/10th Field Regiment
  • Theatre of war: Malaya

Honours and Awards : Officer of the Order of the British Empire

  • Unit: 2/10th Field Regiment
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Private Record (1)

WALSH, A.W. OBE (Lieutenant Colonel) 3DRL/0765

Film (1)

Private Record

WALSH, A.W. OBE (Lieutenant Colonel)

Typescript copy "Borneo prisoner of war camps: internal regulations for prisoners of war" (all written regulations and instructions etc. issued by the Imperial Japanese Army authorities from 3 November 1942 to 15 August 1945) and "POW Camp Kuching: air raid precautions issued by the Imperial...



Catalina taking officers and supplies to Kuching POW camp

On 7 September 1945, a Catalina aircraft, loaded with medical supplies and carrying three officers left Labuan Airstrip for Kuching POW Camp. The officers were VX40155 Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Walker Walsh, Commanding Officer, 2/10 Australian Field Regiment, VX48401 Major Andrew Medwyn Hutson, 2/4...



Date of birth 1897-08-06