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Richard Batley MARTIN

Regimental number6552
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBalbarrup PO, Balbarrup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Edward Martin, Majuimup, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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