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Percy Wilfred MARTIN

Regimental number1990
Place of birthTaree, New South Wales
SchoolHigh School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressHigh Street, Taree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Martin, High Street, Taree, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Jane MARTIN, Taree, manning River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHis two brothers Pte N L Martin and Sig C W Martin served with the forces in France, Pte N L Martin being severel wounded in arm and leg at Ypres.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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