Ernest Gordon Martin
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Electoral Roll entry: 1943 Kelmscott, clerk.
On 27 Jul 1940 Ernest married Mavis Jean Buckingham (1919 - 202) in Kelmscott. Mavis died in South Perth on 30 Jul 2002 aged 82.
Ernest's original enlistment was with the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion, serving with them from 2 Mar 1942 until the day before he resigned in order to join the RAAF on 22 May 1943, seeking to become a pilot.
Ernest was discharged on 8 Feb 1946.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1980 at 29 Carr street, South Perth, clerk
His brother Phillip Herbert Martin DFC & Bar served in the RAAF based in England.