Norman Martin

First Name: 
Norman
Middle Name: 
McKenzie
Last Name: 
Martin
Date of Birth: 
Wednesday, August 11, 1897
Mother's Name: 
Margaret Martin nee Kyling
Father's Name: 
Charles Martin
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, March 20, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
9th Field Engineers
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1914/1915 Star
Date of Death: 
Sunday, November 29, 1942
Place of Death: 
North Sydney, NSW
Details: 

Norman Martin (Service no 9912) was born in Wollongong, NSW.

At the time of enlistment Norman stated he was single, 21 years of age and employed as a hairdresser.  Norman was actually only 18 and a half years of age.

Norman embarked on HMAT A31 - Ajana with 9th Field Company Engineers on 5 July 1916.  He arrived in England on 11 August 1916.  Norman was posted to France arriving on 22 November 1916 where he saw service on the Western Front with the Engineers.

Norman returned to Australia in June 1919 and was discharged on 25 September 1919.

In 1922 he married Leah Chinnick and together they had 2 children.

Norman died in 1942.

Norman's brother Edward Martin (Service no 1595) also served.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, MARTIN N

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