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Louis Albert MARTENS

Regimental number3805
Date of birth11 April 1895
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School; Hogg's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address65 Beulah Road, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Martens, 65 Beulah Road, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date1 January 1920
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Wounded, Ypres, Belgium, 25 September 1916; invalided to VAD Hospital, Cranbrook, England; recovered, returned to duty, 2 February 1917.

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