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John James MARTIN

Regimental number1769
Place of birthBurrowa, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address10 Parish Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Martin, 10 Parish Street, Spring Hill, Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Moreton Regiment QLD about 3 years.
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death35
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial C 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
76
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Bridget MARTIN. Native of Burrowa, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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