LEST WE FORGET

Private Alfred MARTIN

Service No: 1253
Born: Narrabri NSW, October 1883
Enlisted in the Army: 17 June 1915
Unit: No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Illness (Pneumonia), 4 November 1918, Egypt, Aged 34 Years
Buried: Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Port Said, Suez Canal, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William and Agnes Martin; husband of Mrs. S. Martin, of 14, Hansard Street, Waterloo, New South Wales. Native of Moree, New South Wales
Place of Association: Moree NSW
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Remembrance Wall, Central Station, C and W Department Employees, Roll of Honour World Wars I and II, Haymarket NSW

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, MARTIN A
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

Bibliography:

Lax, M. (Mark) (editor) One Man’s War: Aircraft Mechanic Joe Bull’s Personal diaries 1916-9, Banner Books, Maryborough QLD 4650, 1997
Roberts, E.G.  (Eric Glendower) (250197) Box Kites and Beyond, The Hawthorn Press Melbourne VIC 3000, 1976
Sutherland, L. W. (Leslie) Aces and Kings, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1935
Williams, Sir R. (Richard) (1) These are Facts: the Autobiography of Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams KBE, CB, DSO, Australian War Memorial and Australian Government Publishing Service, 1977 – Chapters 3-9

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