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Martin T W   Pte  3176

Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 7 years, 5 months ago

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Private Thomas William Martin, circa October 1915.

http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/DA11550

 

Martin T W    Pte   3176    Thomas William      23 Inf Bn    28    Labourer    Married    Pres        

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Maribyrnong Rd, 32    

Next of Kin:    Martin, Elizabeth, Mrs, mother, Orbost    

Enlisted:    24 Jul 1915        

Embarked:     A73 Commonwealth 26 Nov 1915    

 

3176 Cpl T W Martin wrote to the Red Cross Missing and Wounded Enquiry Bureau from Havre on 24 Dec 1916 regarding 3010 Pte W H Aspinall, reported missing at Fleurbaix on 19 July 1916.  Martin reported having seen Aspinall since the 19th July, but it transpired that he had confused him with a brother.  Martin described himself as "formerly 58th Australians, now 15th ALMT Battery, HS Glenart Castle".

 

Martin later served as a lance sergeant and returned to Australia on 22 December 1918 as a member of the 58th Battalion.

 

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