Emanuel James Joseph (Joe) TODD


TODD, Emanuel James Joseph

Service Number: 2140
Enlisted: 1 April 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hindmarsh, South Australia, 2 October 1889
Home Town: Bowden, Charles Sturt, South Australia
Schooling: Brompton Public School
Occupation: Brick-maker
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 11 April 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hindmarsh Federated Brick, Tile & Pottery Industrial Union Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

1 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2140, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2140, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide

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Regimental number 2140
Place of birth Bowden, South Australia
School Brompton Public School, South Australia
Religion Church of England
Occupation Labourer
Address 72 South Terrace, Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital status Married
Age at embarkation 26
Next of kin Wife, Mrs Hilda May Todd, Drayton Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date 17 March 1915
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/33/2
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 16th Battalion
Fate Killed in Action 11 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll) Fate incorrectly listed on Nominal roll as 'Returned to Australia'.
Age at death from cemetery records 28
Place of burial No known grave
Commemoration details Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France

Parents: James and Sarah TODD; husband of Mrs. H.M. TODD, 95 Albert Street, Goodwood Park, South Australia
Family/military connections Uncle: 3510 Pte Albert Ernest TODD, 1st Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 29 May 1916.