Private Arthur Otto Tiedeman

Service number 3693
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Maitland, West Maitland
Death Date 1916-07-19
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 60th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 60th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Arthur Otto Tiedeman (3693, 60th Battalion) was born in West Maitland, NSW, in 1898. He was working as a labourer when he enlisted in October 1915. Arthur was listed as missing in action after the battle of Fromelles. A court of enquiry later declared that he had been killed in action on 19 July 1916. Arthur is commemorated at the VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France. Arthur’s sister later wrote that he was 17 years of age.



Date of enlistment 06 October 1915
Date of embarkation 17 December 1915
Date of death 19 July 1916
Date of fate 19 July 1916