Alfred Septimus Martin

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Alfred Septimus Martin
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 25 Sep 1883
Place of Birth Kelmscott, Western Australia
Death 24 Dec 1955
Place of Death Perth, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 58 years, 7 months
Description 5'10" (1.78m) tall ; 202lbs
91.626 kg
; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; grey hair
Occupation Butcher
Religion Church of England
Address Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Hilda Maud Martin
Military Information
Reg Number W90832
Date of Enlistment 26 Apr 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

On 11 Oct 1916 Alfred married Hilda Maud Buckingham (1893 - 15 Jan 1954) in St Mary in the Valley Church, Kelmscott. Hilda died on 15 Jan 1953. They had five children including: Elsie May Martin (1918 - 1993); Alfred (Henry) Martin (1923 - 1993); Joyce Martin (b.1926); Dorothy Martin (b. 1928) and Colin Stanley Martin (1933 - 1993). Alf was the butcher in Kelmscott in the 1940's.

Electoral Roll entries: 1906 - 1918 at Kelmscott, farmer; 1925 - 1930 at Buckingham's Siding, Collie, teamster; 1931 - 1943 at Kelmscott, farmer;

War Service

On 19 Apr 1942 at Armadale, Alfred enlisted in the Volunteer defence Corps and was posted to the 3rd (Swan) VDC Battalion. On 28 Feb 1943 he was transferred to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion and his service was terminated on 24 Jan 1944.

Post War

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