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William Joseph Sampson MARTIN

Regimental number3572
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolCoolgardie West, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
AddressGolden Ridge via Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Joseph Sampson Martin, Golden Ridge via Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSailly-Sur-La-Lys Canadian Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth MARTIN, 39 Bellvue Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of St. Arnaud, Victoria
Family/military connectionsSeveral cousins and uncle served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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