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William MARTIN

Regimental number3740
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolLondon County Council School, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Augusta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinSister, Miss Eliza Martin, Peterborough Road, Bromley, near London, England
Previous military serviceServed in the 2nd Batt Seaforth Highlanders.
Enlistment date31 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDecoration for Chitral Campaign.
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Margaret MARTIN, 123 Chestnut Avenue, Walthamstow, London
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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