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Gilbert MARTIN

Regimental number417
Place of birthDevonshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilders' labourer
AddressLydcot, Clopton Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Martin, Lydcot, Clopton Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3431 Pte Francis MARTIN, 56th Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916; 3432 Pte Percival MARTIN, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919; PO/131S1 Pte Edward MARTIN, Royal Marine Light Infantry, killed in action (Battle of Jutland on board HMS 'Black Prince'), 31 May 1916.

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