Thomas (Anthony Geroadus) VELTMAN MM

VELTMAN, Thomas (Anthony Geroadus)

Service Number: 1882
Enlisted: 30 January 1915, Beverley, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1895
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 9 June 1917
Cemetery: Westhof Farm Cemetery
Westhof Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

30 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1882, Beverley, Western Australia
19 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1882, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1882, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle
16 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1882, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
1 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
9 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1882, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Battle of Messines

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Biography contributed by Robert Schatzman

Thomas was born as Anthony Geroadus VELTMAN in 1895 in Perth, Western Australia

His parents were Anthonius Geerarbus VELTMAN and Florence May BARKER

His brother George Valentine VELTMAN (SN1734) was Killed in Action on 6th February, 1917

 

Embarkation Roll (www.awm.gov.au) has incorrectly spelled Surname VILTMAN