The AIF Project

Alfred John BLACKMAN

Regimental number3173
Place of birthTiaro, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressChilders, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 10.75"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Deshong, West Street, Childers, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1917
Place of enlistmentMaryborough, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death8 October 1917
Age at death28
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row A, Grave No. 2A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Tom and Emily BLACKMAN, Man Street, Childers, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3174 Pte Thomas BLACKMAN, 41st Bn, returned to Australia, 17 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAttestation Form: Complexion: 'Dark'
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLACKMAN Alfred John

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.