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Eric Stanley MARTIN

Regimental number2258
Place of birthBranxholm, Tasmania
SchoolAlberton State School, Tasmania
Other trainingBusiness College, Launceston, TAS
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMangana, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Leslie D Martin, State School, Mangana, Tasmania
Previous military serviceHe was Col Sgt in Senior Cadets before joining militia.
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 11), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Leslie Dublesse and Amy Gertrude MARTIN, Hagley, Tasmania. Native of Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin Pte S L Williams 15th Batt died.

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