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Regimental number789
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStockinbingal, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39.6
Height5' 8"
Weight121 lbs
Next of kinFriend, William Joseph Evans, Condobolin, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
FateDischarged 25 May 1916
Discharge date25 May 1916
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 20 February 1916; failed to re-embark at Fremantle; returned to Sydney, 29 April 1916; discharged (absent without leave), Sydney, 25 May 1916.

Not eligible for war medals.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARTIN John

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