|Place of birth||Rockdale, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Ada Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs C.S. Baalman, Ada Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Member for 6 months of Rifle Club.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Royal Flying Corps|
|Fate||Discharged in England
War service: joined 123th Bn, Gallipoli, 2 August 1915.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 25 Septenmber 1915 (diarrhoea); transferred to Lowland Casualty Clearing Station, 8 October 1915; discharged to duty, 9 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 3 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 45th Bn, 3 March 1916.
Transferred to 1st Anzac Headquarters, 21 March 1916.
Embarked alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.
Promoted Corporal, 1 May 1916.
Appointed Lance Sergeant, 1 April 1916; promoted Sergeant, 1 June 1916.
Selected to attend No 1 Royal Flying Corps Officers Cadet Bn, England, 9 November 1916, with a view to subsequent commission in the RFC.
Discharged in England in consequence of being commissioned as 2nd Lt, Royal Flying Corps, with effect from 16 March 1917.
War service (AIF): 1 year 304 days.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Surname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as BALLMAN.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BAALMAN John|