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John Roy MARTIN

Regimental number6783
Place of birthCanterbury, New South Wales
SchoolDulwich Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressWilloughby Road, near Frenchs Road, Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Martin, Willoughby Road, near Frenchs Road, Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a champion shot.
FateDied of wounds 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Margaret MARTIN, Lalor Road, Quaker's Hill, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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