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John Alfred MARTIN

Regimental number4489
Place of birthKent, England
SchoolLondon Board School, Chiefly, Kilburn Lane, England
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNarrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Sarah Martin, Cuballing, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMericourt, France
Age at death21.6
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ada Sarah MARTIN, Cuballing, Western Australia. Native of Kent, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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