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Private 6671

5th Battalion

Inverloch, Victoria

His father John Martin of Tarwin Lower, Victoria

Leongatha, Victoria 19/9/1916

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

Roman Catholic


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

He was buried in the vicinity of Zillibeke Farm and later moved to Hooge Crater Cemetery.

Associated with Inverloch and Tarwin Lower

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



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MARTIN, Emmanuel

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