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Bert Clayton MARTYN

Regimental number7679
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Sydney Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
Address15 Doris Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Martyn, 15 Doris Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameWireless Signal Troop Pack 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A12 Saldanha on 5 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollWireless Signal Troop
FateDied of disease 16 August 1916
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBasra War Cemetery (Plot IV, Row S, Grave No. 8), Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane MARTYN, "Braeside", 15 Doris Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsSeveral cousins who died.

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