Loretta Walsh

About Loretta Walsh

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: April 22, 1896
Died On: August 6, 1925(1925-08-06) (aged 29)\nOlyphant, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Allegiance: United States of America
Service/branch: United States Navy
Years of service: 1917-1921
Rank: Chief Yeoman
Battles/wars: World War I

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Loretta Walsh was born on April 22, 1896, is Actress. Born in Australia, Loretta Walsh is a classically trained actress who is known for playing the recurring role of 'Florence Blakeley' in 'When Calls the Heart' for the Hallmark Channel. Other select television credits include 'Bates Motel', 'Psych', 'Chaos', 'The Troop', 'Life Unexpected' and '7 Things to do Before I'm 30'. Film credits include 'Master Cleanse', 'Focus', 'Down River' and the award winning short film 'OMG'. Loretta also teaches acting at Haven Studio in Vancouver and is the Artistic Producer of the theatre company 'Kindred Entertainment'.
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💰Loretta Walsh Net worth: $1.4 Million

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Famous Quotes:

Loretta Perfectus Walsh
April 22, 1896–August 6, 1925
Woman and Patriot
First of those enrolled in the United States Naval Service
World War 1917–1919
Her comrades dedicate this monument
to keep alive forever
memories of the sacrifice and devotion of womanhood



Loretta Perfectus Walsh was born in 1896 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


In memory of Walsh and her bold actions on March 21, 1917, the official history program of the Department of the Navy, the Naval Historical Center, identifies March 21, 1917 as a date in American naval history.


Walsh fell victim to influenza in the fall of 1918, later contracting tuberculosis


She died on August 6, 1925 at the age of 29 in Olyphant, Pennsylvania. After her death she was buried in Olyphant's St. Patrick's Cemetery, under a monument that reads:


There have been some efforts to document Walsh's story. For Example, in 1982, former U.S. Navy lieutenant, Jean Ebbert and Mary-Beth Hall set out to document the story of Walsh as the first Navy woman to serve outside the nursing profession. The resulting book, Crossed Currents: Navy Women from WWI to Tailhook, was published in December 1994. It was followed by a second book devoted to Navy and Marine Corps women in World War I, The first, the few, the forgotten: Navy and Marine Corps Women in World War I, containing additional information about Walsh.