Regimental number1075
Place of birthCarrick-on-Shannon, Co Roscommon, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLeichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Conlon, Roscommon, County Kerry Shannon, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 October 1914
Place of enlistmentKensington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915
Discharge date6 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915 (gun shot wound, shoulder); admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, 7 May 1915; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, Egypt, 27 May 1915; to Base Details, Zeitoun, 4 June 1915; embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 4 July 1915. Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 21 July 1915 (diarrhoea); transferred to England, 17 August 1915, and admitted to Military Hospital, New End, Hampstead, 31 August 1915 (shock from shell explosion); to No 1 australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 16 September 1915 (bullet wound, left shoulder).

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Star of England', 12 December 1915; discharged, 6 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONLON Martin