|Place of birth||Wilby Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, Alfred Martin, Wilby, Victoria|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||April 1917 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/42/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Field Company Engineers|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Work near Proyart on 22nd/23rd August 1918.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For devotion to duty forward of PROYART on the night 22nd/23rd August, 1918. Sapper MARTIN acted as guide to the working parties that carried out the consolidation of the line. His coolness, courage and accurate knowledge of the ground obtained through a previous reconnaissance enabled him to lead his parties direct to their works and to avoid the heavy shelled areas thus saving casualties amongst the men and allowing of work to be carried out immediately the objective was reached.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal