Martin Stephens enlisted in Ballarat, Victoria at the age of 20 on the 14th of January 1916. He had been born in Melbourne, Victoria, was single, and was employed as a Engineer. He volunteered and was stationed with the 29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement later transferring to the 39th Battalion with the Regimental number 3315. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 21st of December 1917. Tree number 1998.