2474 Claude Nelson MARTIN

Date of enlistment 7th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Killed in Action – Bullecourt

Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Hospitalised sick twice

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Commemorated at the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial




Summary of Private Martin’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
3rd May 1917 France Killed in Action
18th December 1916 France Re-joined Battalion
14th December 1916 France Marched in to 2nd ADBD from England
13th December 1916 England Proceeded overseas to France via Folkestone on Princess Henrietta
28th November 1916 England Absent without leave for 3 days. Award 7 days CC and forfeiture of 9 days pay
8th November 1916 England Absent without leave for 3 days. Award 7 days CC
8th November 1916 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
24th October 1916 England Discharged from hospital to furlough
9th September 1916 England Transferred to Woodcote Hospital Epsom
1st September 1916 France Embarked at Calais on HS Brighton for England, and admitted to Guildford Hospital
30th July 1916 France To Field Ambulance
27th July – 4th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound arm and ankle
2nd July 1916 France Re-joined Battalion
23rd June 1916 France To Base Details
7th June 1916 France To hospital sick – cellulitis, abscess
26th May 1916 France Drunkenness. Award 28 days FP#2
2nd April 1916 France Drunkenness at Roquetaine. Award 12 days FP#2
1st April 1916 France Absent without leave at Ligne. Award 24 hours FP#2
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
29th December 1915 Egypt Discharged to Zeitoun Base Duties
8th December 1915 Egypt To 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital Luna Park with diarrhoea
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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