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Warren Harold MARTIN

Regimental number1695
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressLexton Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs D.M. Martin, Lexton Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Company Engineers Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Work at Hervilley 17th/18th September 1918.'
Recommendation date: 23 February 1918

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in the operations at HERVILLY on 17th/18th September, 1918. Corporal MARTIN laid and maintained telephone lines to new positions under heavy artillery and machine gun fire. He worked continually on these lines and by his skill and determination enabled communication to be maintained.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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