STOKE ST MARY HISTORICAL RECORDS

LT HENRY ALFRED WALSH - Somerset Light Infantry

HENRY ALFRED WALSH [long version] (3).pdf

Harry  Walsh, the son of Theobald Walsh, spent some of his childhood at Stoke House, Stoke St Mary

 Click on the picture to read his story - particularly his involvement in the Battle of Isandlwana and the Battle of Rorkes Drift where he me Lt John Chard.

Brevet Major Henry Walsh was presented with a Sword and other trophies by the Town Council of Taunton.

Read here the newspaper article describing the exploits that earned him this award - December 1885

Walsh.pdf

Click here to read General Smith-Dorrien’s account of his escape from Isandlwana.

  One of only a handful of officers and men who managed it.

Colonel Henry Walsh - Somerset Light Infantry

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