Ernest Arthur TODMAN

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TODMAN, Ernest Arthur

Service Number: 1717
Enlisted: 12 January 1916, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Deptford, England, United Kingdom, 1880
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Builder and Painter
Died: Killed in Service, France, 5 December 1916
Cemetery: Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy
Plot 111, Row D, Grave 24 Headstone inscription reads: At Rest
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maylands War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1717, 51st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
17 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1717, 51st Infantry Battalion
17 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1717, 51st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Fremantle
6 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 51st Infantry Battalion, In the field
5 Dec 1916: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 1717, 51st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Blackboy Hill, Perth, WA

Son of Sarah Alice Lewis of 12 Ann Street, Plumstead, London, England

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal