Walter BLACKMAN

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BLACKMAN, Walter

Service Number: 6365
Enlisted: 6 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rainham, Kent, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: National School, England
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 30 May 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery, Morbecque
Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery Plot 4, Row D, Grave 9, Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery, Morbecque, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
9 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6365, 4th Infantry Battalion
9 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6365, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
30 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6365

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Biography

4 Battalion

Rank - Private

13 October 1917 wounded in action

Served 12 years in the Royal Navy, enlisting in the Boy Service.

Son of Frederick Blackman, 149 Station Road, Rainham, Kent, England