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Victor James Leopold MARTIN

Regimental number1619
Place of birthTwo Wells, South Australia
SchoolGawler Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationInspector, S.P.C.A.
AddressMcClaren Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, William Martin, McClaren Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Corps Details
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No.
Date: 3 June 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1618 Pte Arthur William John MARTIN, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 17 August 1916.

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