Martin, Leonard George (14290)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 18 years

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 13 October 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 14290            view online service record

Address:
271 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Charles Martin (father)
271 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 30 May 1916
Ship: RMS Morea
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 1st Australian Wireless Squadron

Fate:
RTA: Saturday, 22 March 1919
Discharged: Tuesday, 3 June 1919


Brother: Charles Henry Martin and Frederick Ernest Martin

Leonard was presented with a wrist watch and a money belt by the Total Abstinence Society at the Temperance Hall in Russell Street, Melbourne prior to going to the front.

1916 ‘LETTER FROM EGYPT.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 5 February, p. 1, viewed 29 January, 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91168705

1916 ‘TRUMPETER L. G. MARTIN.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 20 May, p. 3. , viewed 01 May 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91167241

1916 ‘ELECTRIC SPARKS’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 18 November, p. 3. , viewed 03 Nov 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91165053

L Martin was listed on the Swimming Club Roll of Honour, 25 November 1916.

1916 ‘ROLL OF HONOR.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 25 November, p. 2. , viewed 04 Nov 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91164781

Comments

  1. Brian Membrey says

    Second world War service :

    Born 18 October, 1897, enlisted 11 February, 1942, served VX74052, Sapper, 2/22 Field Park Company, locality on enlistment Hamilton, Attested Caulfield, NOK Ruby MARTIN. Discharged 3 October, 1944

  2. Brian Membrey says

    1919 WECOME HOME : Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), p4, viewed 30 October, 2016, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/165261584

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