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Martin GREEN

Regimental number2319
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
Place of birthWilliamstown, South Australia
SchoolWilliamstown Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWilliamstown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 6.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinSister, Elizabeth Green, Alexander Avenue, Rose Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 26 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 20 October 1918
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row D, Grave NO. 9), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine.

Marched into of 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 29 May 1916.

Proceeded to unit, 14 June 1916; taken on strength of 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Romani, 16 June 1916.

Evacuated to hospital, Bir el Abd, 16 March 1917 (tonsillitis); admitted to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 16 march 1917; discharged, 30 March 1917, and marched into 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, the same day.

Transferred to 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 24 April 1917.

Taken on strength of 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Shellal, 3 May 1917.

Evacuated to hospital, 5 October 1918; admitted to No 47 Stationary Hospital, 17 October 1918 (malaria malignant tertian, seriously ill); now dangerously ill, 18 October 1918.

Died, No 47 Stationary Hospital, 20 October 1918 (malaria malignant tertian, and broncho pneumonia).

Buried by Reverend E.R. Lockyer, Gaza Military Cemetery, 21 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREEN Martin

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