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Roy Gladstone MARTIN

Regimental number393
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolSt Ignatius Catholic School, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address119 Gwynne Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFrank Martin, 119 Gwynne Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceHe was Colour Sergeant in the Yarra Borderers, Richmond.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name6th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularVolunteered 4th Aug 1914 with others, walked from St Kilda Road to Broadmeadows on Wednesday 7 August.
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis James and Hannah MARTIN. Native of Richmond, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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