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William Walter MARTIN

Regimental number16471
Place of birthRoss, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address159 Franklin Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W W Martin, Ross, Tasmania
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Age at death27.4
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eliza MARTIN; husband of Christina MARTIN, 126 Lancaster Road, New Barnet, Herts., England
Family/military connectionsCousins and uncle served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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