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Patrick MARTIN

Regimental number1308
Place of birthLimerick, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBootmaker
Address56 Menzies Street, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation46
Height5' 8"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinBrother, W Martin, c/o Water and Sewerage Board, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years 6 months in Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, Brisbane (time expired).
Enlistment date2 May 1918
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Army Medical Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 13 June 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Melusia on 16 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 6 November 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 19 February 1919
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 17 March 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 11 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 1 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Marsina on 28 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 2 October 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Sumatra on 10 November 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Meklong on 6 September 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 18 December 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 22 August 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Makambo on 16 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Matunga on 27 July 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Marsina on 14 December 1916
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Discharge date2 September 1919
Other details

War service: arrived Rabaul and taken on strength, AN&MEF, 24 June 1918. Arrived from Kokopo and transferred from 'A' to 'C' Company. Temporarily seconded for duty in Department of Director of Supplies, Rabaul, 20 September 1918. Returned to duty from secondment, and transferred from 'C' to 'A' Company, 14 November 1918; taken on strength, 17 December 1918. Struck off strength, having returned to Kokopo, 24 December 1918. Returned to Rabaul, 30 December 1918. Left Rabaul, 7 January 1919. Transferred from 'A' Company to Australian Army Medical Corps, Rabaul, 10 June 1919. Found guilty, 15 July 1919, of being abset without leave from 6 pm to 8 pm, 28 June 1919: admonished, and forfeited 2 days' pay.

Commenced return to Australia for discharge on board SS 'Melusia', 5 August 1919; disembarked, 16 August 1919; discharged, Sydney, 2 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARTIN Patrick

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