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Russell Fred Beauchamp MARTIN

Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarrister
Address'Butleigh-Wooton', Glenferrie Road, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Martin, 'Shenton', Kinkora Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as adjutant, both prior to an attack and during reorganization after reaching the objective.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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