Ernest Arthur TODMAN

TODMAN, Ernest Arthur

Service Number: 1717
Enlisted: 12 January 1916, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Deptford, England, United Kingdom, 1880
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Builder and Painter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 December 1916
Cemetery: Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy
Plot 111, Row D, Grave 24 Headstone inscription reads: At Rest, Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, Picardie, France
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, 1717, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
17 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 1717, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
17 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 1717, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Aeneas, Fremantle
6 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), In the field
5 Dec 1916: Involvement Lance Corporal, 1717, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1717 awm_unit: 51 Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1916-12-05

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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