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Hector James MARTIN

Regimental number5409
Place of birthMooroopna, Victoria
SchoolHorsham, Victoria
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rebecca Martin, State Farm, Brunswick Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 October 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXVIII, Row C, Grave No. 14), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Dickie and Rebecca MARTIN, 30 Colombo Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia. Native of Rodney Shire, Victoria
Family/military connectionsHis brother Sgt John Martin 28th Battn served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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