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Alexander Vernon MARTIN

Regimental number85
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolChilders Public School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Miss Madge Martin, c/o Mrs Ridgeway, Taylor Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Queensland Volunteers, Wide Bay Reg. Childers Unit.
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital (November 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A55 Kyarra on 21 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row M, Grave No. 21), Souchez, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emily MARTIN, Wynnum South Queensland
Family/military connectionsHis cousins and brothers-in-law served.

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