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Ernest Bruce MARTIN

Regimental number3064
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer and grazier
Address140 Pt Nepean Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 8.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Laura R Martin, 140 Pt Nepean Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian on 31 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name incorrectly entered on NAA site as Ernest Bruce MARTIN.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Embarked Melbourne, 31 January 1917; disembarked Suez, 3 March 1917.

Taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 14 March 1917.

Admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 17 April 1917 (septic ankle); discharged to duty, and rejoined 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 10 May 1917.

Transferred to 8th Light Horse Regiment, 21 May 1917; taken on strength, Marakeb, 22 May 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Berrima', 16 January 1919;
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARTIN Ernest Bruce

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