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Ernest James MARTIN

Regimental number136
Place of birthPontypool, England
Other NamesJames, Ernest
SchoolPontypool Council School
Other trainingShop Assistant
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarm Labourer
AddressUpper Packenham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Enlistment date19 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Ambulance
FateDied of disease 28 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNorwich Hospital, England
Age at death27
Place of burialBentley-with-Arksey Cemetery (Plot A, Grave 51), England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Caleb amd Annie MARTIN, 109 Watch House Lane, Doncaster

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