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David MARTIN

Regimental number6460
Place of birthNewcastle-on-Tyne, England
SchoolBoard School, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionMethodist
OccupationShipwright
AddressPanton Street, Wood End, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann Martin, Panton Street, Wood End, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death37
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot C, Row II, Grave No. 14), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Malcolm and Kathleen MARTIN; husband of Mary MARTIN, Banton Street, Ipswich, Queensland. Native of Wallsend, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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