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Thomas James Benedick MARTIN

Regimental number2812
Place of birthPyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Benedict's Catholic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address31 Brisbane Street, Milsons Point, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dulcie Kathleen Martin, Brisbane Street, Milsons Point, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27.10
Place of burialPoelcapelle British Cemetery (Plot LII, Row B, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Mary Elizabeth MARTIN; husband of Dulcie K. MARTIN, Quakers Road, Central Avenue, Mosman, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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