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Bert Nicholas MARTIN

Regimental number333
Place of birthNewstead, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFactory hand
AddressCampbell Street, Newstead, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Martin, Campbell Street, Newstead, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate 7th to 9th
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 29), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fredrik and Mary MARTIN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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