Martin ABOLIN

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ABOLIN, Martin

Service Number: 1619
Enlisted: 22 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 44th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ippesgriw, Par Talsen, Courland, Russia, 1892
Home Town: Jarrahdale, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Schooling: Town School, Talsen, Russia
Occupation: Timber Worker
Died: Killed in action, Somme, France, 8 June 1917
Cemetery: Bethleem Farm East Cemetery
Row A, Grave 6
Memorials: Jarrahdale War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
6 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1619, 44th Infantry Battalion
6 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1619, 44th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Fremantle
16 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT A29 Suevic from Fremantle

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Biography

Arrived in Australia aged 19 years

44 Battalion

Rank - Private

21 July 1916 Disembarked Plymouth, England.

25 November 1916 Proceeded overseas to France

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Christopher Abolin, c/o John Abolin, 1 Sophia Street, Cardiff, Wales