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Edward Charles MARTIN

Regimental number1595
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address19 Brisbane Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.3
Height5' 11"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinFather, C E Martin, 19 Brisbane Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Irish Rifles; left the district.
Enlistment date31 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 December 1914
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 13 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1595A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date19 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from London on board HT 'Demosthenes', 26 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 19 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit: disability not stated), Sydney, 19 December 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1922
Age at death29
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 10, 68), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARTIN Edward Charles

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