Percy Wilfred MARTIN

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MARTIN, Percy Wilfred

Service Number: 1990
Enlisted: 4 February 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Taree, New South Wales, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Taree, Greater Taree, New South Wales
Schooling: High School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Law Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row H, Grave 8 Headstone inscription reads: A soldier now in heaven
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia)
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World War 1 Service

4 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1990, 10th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
20 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1990, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
20 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1990, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Stephen and Jane Martin of  High Street, Taree, NSW. Brother of Norman Lee Martin who returned to Australia on 30 January 1918 having served with the 3rd Battalion and Clarence William Martin who returned to Australia on the 23 June 1919 having served with the 54th Battalion

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal