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James Clifford MARTIN

Regimental number3979
Place of birthCooma, New South Wales
SchoolSt Joseph's College, Hunter's Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSurveyor assistant
AddressLangrove, Cooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J C Martin, Langrove, Cooma, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPozieres british Cemetery (Plot IIII, Row L, Grave No. 39), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Charles and Mary Ann MARTIN, "Llangrove", Cooma, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin of John Martin, Glen Innes, NSW killed and Reginald Martin, Dimberoy, NSW killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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