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Francis Paxton MARTIN

Regimental number3576
Date of birth--/08/1883
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolMelbourne Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressCastlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs T J Martin, Farleigh, Barkers Creek, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 22 January 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Guy MARTIN, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 6 September 1918; 200 Sergeant Lionel Amherst MARTIN, 8th Mobile Veterinary Section, returned to Australia, 15 November 1918; Captain David Stacey A MARTIN MC, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Contracted diarrhoea at Romani; hospitalised, 22-24 August 1916. Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Euripides', 22 January 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1958
Age at death75
Place of burialCairns Cemetery, Queensland

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