|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, R W Martin, 9 Dickens Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||38th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*given name two spellings Roderick and Roderic|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 22 December 1917; disembarked Suez, 16 January 1918.
Embarked Port Said, 24 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 2 February 1918; missed train, Genoa, 9 February 1918; embarked Cherbourg, France, 14 February 1918; disembarked Southampton, England (date not recorded); marched in to 10th Training Bn, Sutton Mandeville, 6 March 1918.
Marched in to 9th Training Bn, Fovant, 30 March 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 July 1918; taken on strength, 38th Bn, in the field, 6 July 1918.
Found guilty, 20 November 1918, of failing to appear at the place of parade appointed by his CO: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks.
Found guilty, 2 December 1918, of failing to appear at the place of parade appointed by his CO, in that he did not attend the 8.45 am parade: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Found guilty, 11 January 1919, of being absent without leave from 0730, 1 January, till reporting back at 1300, 3 January 1919: awarded forfeiture of 6 days' pay; total forfeiture: 9 days' pay.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 15 March 1919 (ulcer), and transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 16 March 1919 (not yet diagnosed); to England, 19 March 1919, and admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 20 March 1919 (venereal disease); discharged, 17 April 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 34 days.
Marched in to No 3 Group, Codford, 17 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandia', 11 May 1919; admitted to Ship's Isolation Hospital, at sea, 20 May 1919; discharged from Ship's Hospital, 29 May 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease, gonorrhoea: 10 days; disembarked Melbourne, 28 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 25 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MARTIN Roderick William|