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Henry Francis Samuel MARTIN

Regimental number2425
Place of birthNormanton, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationIronmonger
AddressSturt Street, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Mrs May Jane Hayes, Sturt Street off Blackwood Street, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was bandsman with Salvation Army for about 10 years. He was buried Siege Siding Cemetery, Longueville.
FateKilled in Action 16 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death29.7
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialThistle Dump Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 33), High Wood, Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Jane Mary Theresa MARTIN. Native of Normanton, Queensland

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