Martin, Frederick Ernest (3324)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 18 years

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 29 May 1917 – Port Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 3324            view online service record

271 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Louisa Martin (mother)
271 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Saturday, 4 August 1917
Ship: HMAT Themistocles A32
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 3rd Pioneer Battalion – 7th Reinforcements

RTA: Saturday, 6 September 1919
Discharged: Wednesday, 19 November 1919

Brothers: Charles Henry Martin and Leonard George Martin

Fred was a member of the Mutual Help Lodge.

1918 ‘ELECTRIC SPARKS’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 2 February, p. 3. , viewed 31 Jan 2018,


  1. Brian Membrey says

    Second World War service :

    Born 29 May, 1899, enlisted 27 March, 1942, served V364166, Sergeant, 3 Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps, locality on enlistment Blackburn, Attested Ringwood, NOK N MARTIN. Discharged 1 October, 1945

  2. Brian Membrey says

    “Air Mechanic F. E. Martin, of the 4th Sqn., Aust. Flying Corps, had his Christmas dinner in Cologne, in Germany, in great -style, with Germans in dress suits as waiters, and a German orchestra playing during the meal “The national Anthem of Britain” and “Rule Britannia.’ Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920) 22 March, 1919 p 4

  3. Brian Membrey says

    ELECTRIC SPARKS (1919, June 28). Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), p. 3. Retrieved October 31, 2016, from

    “Air Mechanic F. B. Martin, a member of the Mutual Help Lodge of Good Templars, was expected home by the Kaisar-i-Hind, with the Australian Flying Corps, but a day or two before the ship left, he decided to accept an offer of six months’ training in a school for aeroplane mechanics, and will not now return until early next year”.

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