Thomas James BELDAN

9th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 5991.

Killed in Action, 30 May 1918, Borre, France.

Biographical Details  

Born: 6 June 1889 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Eli BELDAN.

Mother: Margaret Jane CARSON.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: State School, Mackay, QLD.

Occupation: Pastoralist / Storeman.

Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 21 February 1916 at Rockhampton, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

8 August 1916 with 9th  Battalion,

19th  Reinforcements at Brisbane, QLD on Ship H.M.A.T. A50 "Itonus".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 30 May 1918 while serving with 9th  Battalion at Borre, near Hazebrouck, France at the age of 29 years.

Burial place: Borre British Cemetery, France, Portion I, Row C, Grave No: 20.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. M. Beldan, Armthorpe, Savannah, Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details


Panel 55,  Australian War Memorial;

Eton War Memorial;

Mackay Cenotaph

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board.

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