Martin Laurence COMER

COMER, Martin Laurence

Service Numbers: 2654, V362587
Enlisted: 9 August 1916, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 15th (VIC) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: RAYWOOD, VIC, 20 July 1895
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Labourer
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World War 1 Service

9 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2654, 60th Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Vic.
2 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2654, 60th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
2 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2654, 60th Infantry Battalion
27 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2654, 60th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood, GSW to head. Evacuated to UK. Rejoined unit 30 January 1918.
14 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2654, 60th Infantry Battalion, SW to abdomen (penetrating) sustained at Whytschaete. Evacuated to UK. Never rejoined unit.
6 Dec 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2654, 60th Infantry Battalion, RTA 31 July 1918 and discharged as MU (wounds).

World War 2 Service

12 May 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN V362587
12 May 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), SN V362587, 15th (VIC) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Corporal
14 Sep 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), SN V362587, 15th (VIC) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Corporal
14 Sep 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN V362587

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Name: Martin Laurence Comer
Death Age: 81
Birth Date: abt 1896
Death Date: Abt 1977
Death Place: Bendigo, Victoria
Registration Date: 1977
Registration Place: Australia
Father: John
Mother: Mary Nihill
Registration Number: 3736