Stanley Carlton MARTIN


MARTIN, Stanley Carlton

Service Number: 4488
Enlisted: 19 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Dunolly, Victoria, Australia, 23 November 1889
Home Town: St Kilda East, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Wesley College and Melbourne University, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Clerk (also medical & dental student)
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 3 May 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

19 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4488, Melbourne, Victoria
29 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4488, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4488, 22nd Infantry Battalion, RMS Orontes, Melbourne
3 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4488, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Prior to enlisting, Stanley Carlton Martin played 65 games (1909-14) with the University FC in the VFL.

Pte 4488 Stanley Carlton Martin was killed in action during the 6th Brigade's attack on Bullecourt on 3 May 1917.