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Thomas Blackman

Private

2nd Field Ambulance

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss D. Bennett
  • Plaque: 136

Additional Info

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Biography

Walter John Thomas Blackman was born at Miners Rest just outside of Ballarat. He was a Teacher and at the age of 26 also being single enlisted from Broadmeadows on 19 August 1914. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914. He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant on or about the 26/1/18. Returned to Australia 28 March 1919. Tree No. 136

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour