Walter John BALDOCK

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BALDOCK, Walter John

Service Number: 6971
Enlisted: 13 October 1916, Burnie, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Deloraine, Tasmania, 29 July 1890
Home Town: Kimberley, Meander Valley, Tasmania
Schooling: Kimberley State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 23 August 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burnie War Memorial, Kimberley Honour Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

13 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6971, Burnie, Tasmania
22 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6971, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6971, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Persic, Melbourne
23 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6971, 12th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography

Three brothers at the War;

6971 Pte. Walter John Baldock b. 29 Jul 1890, d. 23 Aug 1918 killed in action in France.

4288 Pte. Edgar Baldock (/explore/people/51580) b. 07 Aug 1894, d. 04 Oct  1917 killed in action in Belgium.  

1794 Pte. Herbert Baldock (/explore/people/302384) b. 04 Nov1896, d. 21 Mar 1949 in Tasmania

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