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John MARTIN

Regimental number3189
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBalingup, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Laura Alice Martin, c/o Mrs W Evett, Holmesdale Road, West Midland, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death49
Age at death from cemetery records49
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Mary Jane MARTIN; husband of Laura Alice MARTIN, 120 Railway Cottage, Dannybrook, Western Australia. Native of Melbourne, Victoria~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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