Charles Richard MARTIN

Regimental number3197
Place of birthHarford, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKoo-wee-rup, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFriend, Isaac Martin, Harford, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularStretcher bearer at time of death.
FateKilled in Action 4 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death34
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Edith MARTIN. Native of Harford, Devon, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal