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John Lesley MARTIN

Regimental number1096
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
SchoolEaglehawk State School, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationButcher
AddressPanton Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William A Martin, Panton Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Anzac Battalion, Imperial Camel Brigade
FateDied of wounds 23 May 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 248), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Eaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria. Father: Alfred MARTIN (d. 9 January 1920, aged 57; bu. Eaglehawk Cemetery)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

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

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