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Thomas Ernest MARTIN

Regimental number5143
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolGolden Square State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address229 King Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Martin, 229 King Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 March 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name two spellings Ernest and Earnest
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.9
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lily Maude and the late Thomas MARTIN, 229 King Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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