top of page

Number Private 6671

Battalion 5th Battalion

Place of Birth Inverloch

Next of Kin His father John Martin of Tarwin Lower

Date and place of enlistment Leongatha 19/9/1916

Physical details on enlistment Age 20 years 4 months,
5'5", 129 pounds, brown eyes and dark brown hair

Religion Roman Catholic

Occupation Labourer

Date and place of death

He was killed in action in Belgium on 20/9/1917

Location of memorial

He was buried in the vicinity of Zillibeke Farm and later
moved to Hooge Crater Cemetery 2 miles due east of Ypres.

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

Associated with Inverloch and Tarwin Lower

Military History

19/9/16 He enlisted in Leongatha
2/6/16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Nestor
16/11/16 He disembarked Plymouth
21/11/16 He marched to Fovant
26/11/16 He was ill in hospital in Fovant
7/12/16 He was discharged from hospital
6/1/17 He was ill at Bulford Hospital
He was in training station at Larkhill and absents himself from parade on 19/1/17
He was sick in Fargo hospital until 3/4/17
3/5/17 He went to France via Folkestone
7/5/17 He rejoined his unit
4/6/17 He went to hospital with enlarged tonsils to the 3rd Canadian General Hospital Doullens
23/6/17 He went to the 1st AGH Rouen with tonsillitis
6/7/17 He was in camp
27/8/17 He went back in action
20/9/17 He was killed in field in Belgium Buried in vicinity of Zillibeke farm later re buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery 2 miles due east of Ypres
There were letters about his pay, His uncle is also Emanuel and his brother is John
His medals went to John Martin


MARTIN, Emmanuel

bottom of page