John James MARTIN


MARTIN, John James

Service Number: 1950
Enlisted: 3 April 1916, Enlisted at Port Pirie, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tungkillo, South Australia, Australia, 2 March 1872
Home Town: Narridy, Northern Areas, South Australia
Schooling: Gumeracha Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Bronchitis, France, 27 January 1917, aged 44 years
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot 1V, Row G, Grave 37, Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Huddleston & Narridy Roll of Honour, Narridy Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

3 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1950, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Port Pirie, SA
13 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1950, 50th Infantry Battalion
13 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1950, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Martin and Ellen (nee Blood) Martin of Narridy, SA; brother of Catherine Martin

19 January 1917 - to hospital with Pneumonia later diagnosed as chronic bronchitis

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal