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Ernest Edward MARTIN

Date of birth12 March 1872
Place of birthNewcastle England
OccupationGrazier
AddressMudgee, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Lorna Martin, Ben Buckley, Mudgee, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name34th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: 34th Battalion
Promotion date: 14 May 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 2 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 14 September 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other detailsWar Service: Western Front Medals: Distinguished Service Order, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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