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Regimental number4830
Place of birthColluruy Road, New Lambton, New South Wales
SchoolNew Lambton Public School, New South Wales
AddressCollaroy Road, near Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Sanderson, Collaroy Road, near Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularOut of three eligible brothers two served abroad and the other was found medically unfit while in camp.
FateKilled in Action 16 July 1916
Age at death18.11
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialLaventie Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 20), La Gorgue, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary MARTIN, Colluroy, New Lambton, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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