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Colin Walter MARTIN

Regimental number28596
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressKingston Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P Martin, Kingston Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 21st Company, Australian Army Service Corps; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date9 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 15178 Driver Alan Scott MARTIN, 3rd Motor Transport Section, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919; 62651 Pte Donald Stewart MARTIN, 6th General Service Reinforcements, ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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