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Arthur Robert MARTIN

Regimental number2070
Place of birthDunolly, Victoria
Other NamesMartin, Arthur Roberts
SchoolQueen's College, St Kilda, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSt Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, I Martin, 18 Redan Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date18 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian General Hospital
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was invalided from Egypt and died at Melbourne. Buried in Brighton cemetery.
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1916
Date of death4 June 1916
Age at death33
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Irving MARTIN, Native of Dunolly, Victoria Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4838 Sergeant Hector MARTIN, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 July 1917; 4488 Stanley Carlton MARTIN, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917; 4838 Sergeant Hector MARTIN, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 July 1917; Sister: Sister Mabel Alice MARTIN, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 22 September 1918.
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