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James MARTYR

Regimental number2598
Place of birthCunnamulla, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationContractor
AddressHappy Valley, Winton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 10.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Martyr, Duck Creek, Opal Fields via Eulo, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Place of enlistmentCharters Towers, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2598A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Discharge date19 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 12 June 1919; discharged (termination of termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 19 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARTYR James

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