Corporal Malcolm Kennedy Walsh

 

Unit : "B" Company, 12th Parachute Battalion.

Army No. : 14427403

Awards : Military Medal

 

At Ranville on 7th June 1944, "B" Company were suffering casualties from two isolated machine guns situated to the front, one was located and Corporal Walsh offered to go out single handed and destroy it. This he did and brought back the damaged German weapon. Whilst out on this mission he located the second German machine gun position and later went out at night and destroyed it with grenades.

 

Corporal Walsh was killed in action on the 9th June 1944.

 

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