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Warren Harold Martin was born in Ballarat and was a Telegraphist by trade when he enlisted in the Signal Company Engineers Reinforcement 11 on 21 July 1915 at the age of 20. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ulysses on 27 October 1915. In March 1916 he reached France where his service was unremarkable until the final months of the war when he was awarded the Military Medal for æfor conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in the operations at HERVILLY on 17/18 September 1918. Cpl. MARTIN laid and maintained telephone lines to new positions under heavy artillery and machine gun fire. He worked continually on these lines and by his skill and determination enabled communication to be maintained'. After the war he returned home on the Nestor and embarked at Melbourne on July 2nd 1919.
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