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Samuel A. Martin

Private

1st Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: C. Bowra
  • Plaque: 1633

Additional Info

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Biography

Samuel Abijah Martin was born in Reading, UK, but enlisted from Ballarat on 8th July 1915. He was 35 and married, and worked as a tailor's cutter. He was accepted in the 21st Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3865. On 1st September 1916 he died on wounds received in the fighting at Mouquet Farm. He is buried at St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France.
Tree No. 1633

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour